Tesco instore bakery

Tesco to restructure in-store bakeries putting 1,800 jobs at risk

Tesco bosses claimed they were responding to customer trends which had seen a big shift in customer tastes and preferences

Poundworld adminstration sale

High street failures blamed for soaring government redundancy payouts

The Insolvency Service last year paid out £346m to workers made redundant by the collapse of a company

Debbie & Andrew's

Uncertain future for Debbie & Andrew’s as ABP plans sausage business closure

ABP has launched a staff consultation at sausage-making subsidiary and Debbie & Andrew’s owner WA Turner 

Jerome Saint-Marc

Wilko appoints CEO plus retail and trading directors in transformation drive

Jerome Saint-Marc has been promoted from the joint roles of group transformation director and MD of Wilko.com

iceland

Iceland appoints new stores and operations director

Ian Williams has moved from the role of new business and international director for the frozen food specialist

Andy Peake (2)

Central England Co-operative appoints new commercial director

Andy Peake previously worked for Asda for almost 20 years in various roles spanning the commercial and buying areas of the retailer

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Morrisons to axe 3,000 manager roles in push for frontline staff

Morrisons said around six management positions per store would go, but on average 14 new frontline roles would be created

Sainsbury's Redhill

Sainsbury’s slashes hundreds of management roles in Argos integration

CEO Mike Coupe said the senior leadership team had been reduced by more than 20% since the start of the financial year in March 2019

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Aldi to become UK’s top paying supermarket with basic rate boost

Aldi store employees will receive a minimum hourly rate of £9.40 nationally and £10.90 inside the M25 from 1 February

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Amazon boosts presence in north with new Manchester office

It is the e-commerce giant’s first corporate site in the north of England 

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Asda opens consultation with staff over potential back office redundancies

Asda stressed that the proposals were not final and that it would look to find alternative roles for impacted colleagues

Andy Robinson, Deliveroo Edinburgh site lead; Dan Winn, Deliveroo CTO; and Paul Wilson, Deliveroo engineering manager.

Deliveroo to move technology teams to new Edinburgh HQ

The move will create 70 technical roles this year

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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

Annie Gale Cook with John

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…

christine tacon

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

Oppo Cheesecakes

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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