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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

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Food biggest contributor to fall in retail employment hours Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The number of hours worked in retail as a whole fell by 3.9% over the period

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Government confidence in migrant labour supply 'misplaced' Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Kevin White

Agriculture and horticulture facing ’considerable difficulties in recruiting and retaining labour’

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Bakkavor launches recruitment drive for M&S site Cucina Sano Subscription

24 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The own-label food manufacturer is looking for more than 86 new employees to join its 690-strong team

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Blakemore acquires five stores from County Stores administrators Subscription

19 Apr 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

County Stores Holdings fell into administration on 6 April due to “difficult trading conditions”

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Tesco shop floor staff to get reduced bonus payout Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Last year the company paid out an exceptional 5% reward bonus for staff. This year they get “at least a 3% bonus”

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Laila's Fine Foods expands workforce as sales soar 45% Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Fast-growing ready meals supplier Laila’s Fine Foods has posted another year of stellar sales growth

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ACS warns Jeremy Corbyn over Labour 'real living wage' pledge Subscription

10 Apr 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The national living wage is set to reach 60% of median earnings by 2020

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Genius Foods to cut 115 jobs as it ends non-branded production Subscription

10 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

All of the brand’s existing bakery locations will continue to operate

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Morrisons hikes store staff pay to £8.50 per hour Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons store staff are set to receive a 3.7% pay increase to £8.50 an hour

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Bernard Matthews confirms 114 redundancies as it ceases chicken production Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Edward Devlin

A spokesman for 2 Sisters owner Ranjit Singh’s private office confirmed more than 80 chicken production staff and about 30 managerial roles at the Great Witchingham headquarters have been made redundant

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Lidl creates 400 jobs at new multimillion pound RDC in Wednesbury Subscription

31 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The 435,938 sq ft centre becomes its largest warehouse in the UK – the equivalent of 10 football pitches

Rakesh Kapoor, Reckitt Benckiser chief executive

Reckitt cuts CEO Rakesh Kapoor’s pay by £14m after South Korea scandal Subscription

31 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Reckitt Benckiser has cut CEO Rakesh Kapoor’s annual pay by £14m and paid him no annual bonus due to the fallout from its consumer safety scandal in South Korea.

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Pret A Manger offers teens pay after pay-in-sandwiches furore

28 Mar 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

“Pret’s Work Experience Week is not about making sandwiches for free,” said Pret CEO Clive Schlee

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Pret A Manger to encourage more British job applicants

22 Mar 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Pret’s Big Experience Week will offer 500 one week work placements for 16 to 18-year-olds in the UK…

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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


Why the Tories’ workers’ rights charter might put the wind up big business Subscription

15 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Food and drink organisations have been calling for the government to invest in the workforce, so why the jitters over a new Conservative election pledge?

Archie Norman

The four priorities for Archie Norman at M&S Subscription

12 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The Grocer sets out the likely agenda for the turnaround legend

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Matthew Barnes Big interview: 'Is Aldi plateauing? Nonsense' Subscription

12 May 2017 | By James Halliwell

Amid talk of turnarounds at the big four, there have been lots of questions asked about Aldi. In an exclusive interview with The Grocer, Matthew Barnes speaks out on like-for-likes, price gaps and his ambitious plans for store growth

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Are you sabotaging your success? Seek out your blind spots

11 May 2017 | By Jennifer Baker

Rob is a CEO of a medium-sized organisation which has an ambitious and exciting plan for growth

Blue Riband

Why is Nestlé's Blue Riband biscuit moving to Poland? Subscription

09 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Nestlé says it made its proposals to ensure its UK sites “operate more efficiently and remain competitive”

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Is the Price Right for the former Waitrose MD? Subscription

05 May 2017 | By James Halliwell

It’s not his business any more, of course. But Price will always love Waitrose

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