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The battle for brains: how supermarkets are seeking the best in data talent

The demand for data scientists is soaring, but are there enough to go around?

McCain

McCain set to cut 230 jobs following review of UK business

A spokesperson for the business said the decision had been made “after an extensive review of current and future requirements”

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M&S hires Tesco exec Richard Price as clothing & home MD

Price fills the vacancy left by the sacking in July of former M&S clothing & home MD Jill McDonald

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Cook to revamp its ex-offender recruitment programme

Get Ready will launch in January and feature a two-week training programme for eight individuals run three times a year

Deliveroo

Deliveroo hires BBC political reporter Eleanor Garnier as policy advisor

Appointment comes as the Competition & Markets Authority investigates whether an Amazon investment in Deliveroo could harm…

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Search for new GCA kicks off with government job ad

The BEIS said it wanted a candidate with “strong ambassadorial and advocacy skills”

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Asda contract row: ‘we won’t ask people to do shifts they can’t do’

The GMB Union claims Asda risks a “flood” of legal claims over the new contract for store workers

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Oppo eyes growth acceleration after appointing seven new executives

The business now had “the best team in place” to accelerate its growth, said co-founders Charlie and Harry Thuillier

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Asda disputes GMB claims it is threatening to sack 12,000

The union GMB had accused Asda of being poised to sack 12,000 workers just before Christmas

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Up to 270 jobs at risk as Tulip starts consultation at Bodmin meat plant

The site is understood to have lost about £20m during the past two years

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New supply deals enable Peter’s Food Service to create jobs

Wales-based Peter’s will move to a two-shift operation later this month

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Calum Melville faces probe into Bargain World links

Scotland’s insolvency service is investigating whether Melville breached the terms of an undischarged bankruptcy

Mike Coupe, chief executive of Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s shake-up has echoes of Tesco’s fightback - and it just might work

Mike Coupe’s ‘plan A’ could result in Sainsbury’s becoming more competitive

Humprey Singer

City snapshot: M&S chief financial officer to step down

M&S’s chief financial officer Humphrey Singer has announed his decision to leave the business just as it formally exits the FTSE 100 index. Plus, PureCircle postpones annual results due to accounting issue and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Soap maker BeCo calls on employers to ‘steal’ its disabled staff

The social enterprise brand said it wanted to ‘close the disability unemployment gap’

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Morrisons to close four stores, risking hundreds of jobs

The supermarket said the decision had been taken after a review of the performance of its existing estate

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Up to 50 jobs at risk as Müller mulls closure of Aberdeen depot

The move is part of the processor’s Project Darwin cost-cutting drive

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Can Tesco reimagine Metro for its new convenience purpose?

Job cuts and store overhauls are due for Tesco’s 153 Metro stores

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Retail staff vacancies in ‘substantial’ decline, figures reveal

Retail ranked bottom of the league table compared with other sectors

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How can Tesco maintain the customer experience with 4,500 job cuts?

Tesco claims the move will help it ‘serve customers better’ – but it will leave fewer staff to shoulder the same workload

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