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GMB looks to 'dramatically reduce' Asda job losses

18 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Asda has commissioned a review of 3,257 staff to streamline its operations…

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Amazon set to open new fulfilment centre in Bristol Subscription

17 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The US giant’s 16th fulfilment centre in the country will take Amazon’s UK workforce to 25,000


Pat takes no joy in hearing about the latest round of job cuts Subscription

09 Aug 2017

Oh my dearie dear. Hardly a day goes by without some new horror story about job cuts at one large supermarket or other

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Sainsbury's shop floor staff to get 4.4% pay rise Subscription

08 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The rise takes the hourly rate to £8, 50p more than the national living wage

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Sainsbury's rumoured to be axing over 1,000 jobs at head office Subscription

07 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Sainsbury’s is rumoured to be axing more than 1,000 jobs at its head office just one month after Tesco made a swingeing round of redundancies.


Tulip kicks off consultation at King's Lynn factory Subscription

27 Jul 2017 | By Kevin White

The cuts are part of a restructure at the Danish Crown-owned business, which posted losses of almost £22m for the year to 30 September

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The number of jobs in the industry falls 3.3% on a year ago Subscription

27 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The latest BRC Retail Employment Monitor showed reductions in hours worked on both full-time and part-time contracts

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Store vacancy numbers on the rise for first time since 2014 Subscription

26 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

From April to June, there was a net loss of 207 retail and leisure store

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Essex family food store forced to close after 17 years

19 Jul 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The Food Company in Marks Tey, Colchester, will cease trading on 29 July…

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P&G defends record as it hits back at activist investor Trian Subscription

18 Jul 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Procter & Gamble has hit back at the activist investor agitating for a seat on the board of the consumer goods giant and said its directors are already “best-in-class”.

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Gist agrees to end pay disparity at M&S Hemel Hempstead site Subscription

13 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Gist has agreed to give 23 workers on local contracts the same pay and conditions as employees on national contracts

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Adelie Foods enters redundancy talks with 180 staff as it continues recovery Subscription

11 Jul 2017 | By Edward Devlin

The sandwich maker is proposing to transfer production from its facility in Middlesbrough to other factories within the group, as well as relocating its Midlands distribution centre from Leicester to Tamworth.

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Scotland Food & Drink wins funding for new sales executives

11 Jul 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The group is now looking to fill five new roles

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Aldi seeks 4,000 new staff in recruitment drive

11 Jul 2017 | By Elinor Zuke

The roles are predominantly for store assistants, assistant store managers and deputy store managers

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Cadbury Dairy Milk Tiffin to make permanent comeback Subscription

06 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Originally launched in 1937, Tiffin has not been a Cadbury regular since 2003

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Taskforce set up for Tesco Cardiff call centre closure Subscription

04 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Welsh government took action after MPs slammed Tesco’s “completely unacceptable” handling of the announcement…

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Tesco to axe 1,200 jobs at its head office

28 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A quarter of staff at its Welwyn Garden City HQ are facing redundancy, a week after Tesco announced 1,100 jobs were to go at its Cardiff call centre

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Sub-postmasters take on Post Office over theft allegations Subscription

27 Jun 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The case comes after many were sacked, lost their homes, and even jailed when cash shortfalls were found at some Post Offi…

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

26 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


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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Who will lift The Grocer Cup 2017?

21 Aug 2017 | By Megan Tatum

The most prestigious trophy in grocery is back! Who deserves this year’s coveted prize the most? You decide by casting your vote in our online form …

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A core purpose allows us to unite and make decisions

18 Aug 2017 | By Camilla Barnard

It’s been a big week for Rude Health in an extraordinary double whammy of commercial achievements and brand development

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Miriam Luff of Lanes Health: My Alternative CV Subscription

17 Aug 2017

I was encouraged to go and admire and compliment the new fridge prior to commencing the interview…

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My food & drink job: Emma Nicholson, Nestlé

16 Aug 2017

Emma shares how she got onto the Nestlé graduate programme, what working in quality assurance is like - and why she loves eating for a living

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How to get the very best out of your first 100 days in a new job

14 Aug 2017 | By Joanna Jacobs

Once the leaving do is over, the reality of starting your new job can begin to dawn

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Nick Wall, founder, Tails Cocktails: Alternative CV

11 Aug 2017

My first job was working as a host for TGI Fridays


What’s behind the latest round of supermarket head office job cuts?

07 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Another month, another round of supermarket job cuts

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Apprenticeships help companies become employers of choice

07 Aug 2017 | By Debbie Gardiner

Apprentices can have a direct impact on productivity, customer satisfaction and loyalty, and profitability

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What is authentic leadership and why is it so important?

03 Aug 2017 | By Jennifer Baker

Over the past 12 years, I’ve coached many newly promoted senior executives

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Tom Redwood, Babease, on Simon Rogan and shaking up babyfood Subscription

03 Aug 2017

My first job was getting up at 4am for the early cleaning shift at my local convenience store

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5 tips for budding food entrepreneurs from people who have made it

31 Jul 2017 | By Thea Alexander

Starting your own food business can be a daunting task. Thea Alexander of startup community Young Foodies rounds up key tips to bear in mind as you get your startup off the ground

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