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Nisa Making a Difference Locally

Nisa's registered charity raises more than £10m in 10 years

07 Sep 2018 | By Andrew Don

Nisa stores have made more than 10,000 individual donations to local causes over the past decade

Central England Coop food bank

Central England Co-op food bank appeal helps feed 35,000 Subscription

05 Sep 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The society’s summer food bank appeal, introduced in a bid to reduce hunger over the summer break, saw about 141,000 items…

Southern Co-op charity

Southern Co-op raises £50k for neighbourhood charities Subscription

22 Aug 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Funds were raised as part of its Love Your Neighbourhood campaign

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Costa rolls out Chatty Café scheme to battle loneliness

08 Aug 2018 | By Emily Bright

More than 300 Costa branches will incorporate the scheme

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Aldi to support British family farms alongside charity

03 Aug 2018 | By Steve Farrell

It will support the charity’s flagship Farm Resilience Programme, set up in July 2016

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Gareth Southgate's principled England team has much to teach businesses

02 Aug 2018 | By Steve Parfett

Businesses, like football teams, must achieve a balanced approach to succeed, says Steve Parfett

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Wrap report reveals food waste progress – but there’s a sting in the tail

16 Jul 2018 | By Ian Quinn

On the surface, Wrap’s document appeared to show undiluted good news

Whole Foods kids charity

Whole Foods to host children's charity initiative in stores

12 Jul 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The educational initiative is supported by the Whole Foods’ Foundation

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FareShare launches ActiveAte summer holiday hunger campaign

06 Jul 2018 | By Emily Bright

The ActiveAte campaign will work with more than 200 community groups across the UK

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How employee ownership has driven sustainable expansion at Parfetts

04 Jul 2018 | By Steve Parfett

I have no regrets about our decision to choose the employee ownership route, says Parfetts chairman Steve Parfett

Barcode Festival

Barcode Festival raises £250k for Grocery Aid

03 Jul 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Barcode Festival took place on 28 June at Hawker London

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Tesco links with mental health charity for F&F t-shirts

04 Jun 2018 | By Ian Quinn

F&F will donate £1 from the sale of each Calm t-shirt sold between 14 May and 1 August 2018 to the charity

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Central England Co-operative kicks off summer food bank campaign Video Subscription

31 May 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The society has installed food bank collection points at more than 400 stores for the next three months

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Iceland pledges to be UK's 'top dementia-friendly retailer'

25 May 2018 | By Steve Farrell

An Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador, Sir Malcolm Walker has vowed to champion the rights of people with dementia

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Central England Co-op claims rising impact of community spend

01 May 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Each pound it spends on charitable projects has more than £23 worth of impact in communities

Grocery Aid Ball

GroceryAid raises more than £500k at annual gala ball

15 Mar 2018 | By Emily Bright

Booking is now open for the GroceryAid Ball 2019, which will take place on 28 February

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Violence against shop workers on the increase Subscription

12 Mar 2018 | By Andrew Don

Injury to staff in all roles in retail doubled last year in violent attacks featuring knives and syringes

Police Supplier Fraud

Police must protect staff

22 Feb 2018

Sir, I don’t think I have ever read a more depressing feature than the highlighted crisis of shoplifting and assaults

Tesco staff

Tesco staff praised for preventing iTunes fraud

20 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

Scammers prey on victims by cold-calling them and impersonating HMRC officials

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Waitrose Foundation invests in Costa Rican pineapple supplier

19 Feb 2018 | By Emily Bright

The Waitrose Foundation currently invests in farm workers’ community projects in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa

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