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Tesco announces 10% increase in hourly pay rate for staff Subscription

23 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Hourly pay will reach £8.42 an hour by November 2018, but premiums will be cut further…

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Unite strike action threatens M&S deliveries at 100 sites Subscription

23 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

eTwenty workers are due to strike for 12 days over claims of £8,000 pay discrepancy at delivery company Gist

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Tesco in talks over Cardiff call centre redundancies Subscription

21 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer plans to consolidate its operations at its Customer Engagement Centre in Scotland

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GreyHawk rescued in wake of brand dispute Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Twenty jobs have been saved at Yorkshire brewer GreyHawk after it was bought from administration…

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Lewis relocation costs face scrutiny at AGM Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

An influential investment group has called on shareholders to vote down the Tesco pay report over relocation costs for CEO Dave Lewis.

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Steve Rowe takes home £1.6m pay despite M&S profit slump Subscription

09 Jun 2017 Updated: 09 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Rowe still earns less than his predecessor Marc Bolland, who took home more than £2m in 2014-15….

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Birds Eye owner Nomad Foods seeks new CFO as Kenyon resigns Subscription

07 Jun 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Birds Eye owner Nomad Foods is on the hunt for a new CFO after Paul Kenyon handed in his notice to take on a job outside of the food industry at shoe retailer Clarks.

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Unite urges hospitality businesses to tackle low pay problems Subscription

07 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Unite said that the recruitment and staff turnover crisis in the industry would get worse post-Brexit

Eat

Eat set to recognise GMB as Wembley staff representative

07 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The union said it expected to sign the recognition agreement with Eat by 9 June

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Food sales rise against backdrop of declining retail trend Subscription

06 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

This is the strongest three-month average for food since February 2012

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2 Sisters to close Smethwick plant with loss of 250 jobs

05 Jun 2017 | By Kevin White

Processor launched a 45-day consultation into closing ‘ageing’ site in April

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Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe’s pay falls as annual bonus targets are not met Subscription

02 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The pay packets of Sainsbury’s senior execs were cut last year after the supermarket paid out no annual bonuses as performance-related targets were not hit.

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AF Blakemore plans to recruit further 40 apprentices annually

31 May 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The wholesaler plans to recruit 10 new supply chain apprentices every quarter from July

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney

Greencore puts 400 jobs at risk with plan to close Somerset site Subscription

30 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The supplier says there are “no financially sustainable solutions to repair or replace” the premises

Charles Rolls

Fever-Tree co-founder to sell £43.5m of shares Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Fever-Tree (FEVR) co-founder and former executive chairman Charles Rolls is seeking to sell 2.5 million shares to institutional investors.

Slush Puppy

Slush Puppie becomes accredited Living Wage employer Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The manufacturer is paying a minimum hourly wage of at least £8.45 per hour outside the capital and £9.75 in London

Workers at Mansfield

Manufacturers need to rethink recruitment as labour crisis looms Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Threat to migrant workforce comes as industry needs to recruit up to 140,000 new workers by 2024.

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Lib Dems manifesto promises new referendum on EU membership

18 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tim Farron said voters should not have to put up with “Theresa May and Nigel Farage’s extreme version of Brexit”

Booths' outgoing CEO Chris Dee

Booths CEO Chris Dee steps down Subscription

15 May 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Executive chairman Edwin Booth is set to become chairman and CEO

Dave Lewis

Tesco's Dave Lewis takes 10% pay cut Subscription

12 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

£600k fall in bonus comes despite leading supermarket’s first sales growth in seven years

Morrisons CEO David Potts

Morrisons boss receives 24% pay boost and increased share incentives Subscription

12 May 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons CEO David Potts saw his pay package jump by 24% last year and could be in line for a further pay boost in future years under newly proposed share reward plans.

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PepsiCo confirms it will close Walkers plant in Peterlee Subscription

11 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The announcement comes two months after the fmcg giant said it was considering the “crucial” cost-saving move

Charlie Mayfield

John Lewis set to fork out £36m in back payments to staff Subscription

09 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The group revealed its pay averaging system “did not meet the strict timing requirements” of government regulations…

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Health taxes threaten jobs warns FDF chief Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The FDF has warned MPs the next government risks driving companies out of the UK

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Amazon set to recruit 1,200 workers for Warrington site Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Warrington is one of four new fulfilment centres that Amazon will open in 2017

Paul Turner

Paul Turner, Alf Turner, on Dragons' Den and Steve Jobs Subscription

23 Jun 2017 | By James Halliwell

Like my brothers, I became a Saturday boy at the family butchers shop

David Parket

David Parker, Young's Seafood, on early starts and Star Wars

15 Jun 2017 | By James Halliwell

“I always like to see interviews as a two-way process so I have a bit of fun interviewing the panel!”…

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Covering letters: be concise, committed and careful to check!

14 Jun 2017 | By Joanna Jacobs

When it comes to writing a covering letter, the question you are answering is ‘why should the recruiter hire me’?

David Sheppy

David Sheppy, Sheppy's Cider, on bike rides and family time

09 Jun 2017 | By James Halliwell

“My first job was working on the family farm. I was 17, and all I really wanted to do was drive a tractor”

Jennifer Baker

Mood contagion: how your emotions can spread to your team

08 Jun 2017 | By Jennifer Baker

James did very well in his job. As a key account executive, he exceeded targets, and found no task insurmountable

Terry

Tesco and Booker cultures must align

01 Jun 2017 | By Terry Tyrrell

We have all heard Stealers Wheel’s song Stuck In The Middle With You…

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Managing growth: a nice problem to have, but ask yourself why

26 May 2017 | By Camilla Barnard

My earworm for the past few weeks has been ‘Is That All There Is?’ by Peggy Lee

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Henrietta Morrison of Lily's Kitchen: Big Interview Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Henrietta Morrison has made a success of Lily’s Kitchen despite cans up to 400% pricier than rivals

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PETA's Ingrid Newkirk: the animal advocate who won't give up Subscription

22 May 2017 | By Megan Tatum

However you feel about PETA, the world’s biggest animal rights group, plenty of Brits agree with them

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Booths: Did Chris Dee jump or was he pushed? Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Dee’s sudden departure this week, with no information on his next role, raised more than a few eyebrows. Rumours abound over Dee being pushed out, having struggled to turn around the northern supermarket chain, prompting Booth to seize back control. But it’s only one theory. What’s the truth?

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A compelling CV will make recruiters sit up and take notice

18 May 2017 | By Joanna Jacobs

Read the job description several times. Understand the role you are applying for, rather than the one you think you are

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