Usdaw activists target staff at seven Lidl distribution centres Subscription

09 Mar 2018 | By Emily Bright

The union has stepped up its campaign to be officially recognised by the discounter

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Bestway reports recruitment of 60 ex-Costcutter & Mace stores

08 Mar 2018 | By Emily Bright

Best-One experienced an 18.9% year-on-year sales increase from February 2017 to February 2018

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Breakthrough on EU workers welcomed by food & drink industry Subscription

02 Mar 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Businesses have warned Brexit could have a disastrous impact on companies that rely on a high level of workers from Europe

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Asda pledges to appoint more women senior managers

01 Mar 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Asda’s median pay difference between all men and women employed by the company was 8.9%, the Walmart-owned supermarket revealed in its  Gender Pay Gap report

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British Sandwich Association warns of fall in EU workforce Subscription

26 Feb 2018 Updated: 03 Mar 2018 | By Emily Bright

The BSA has urged the government to avoid introducing excessive restrictions or bureaucratic controls that could stifle the flow of EU workers

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Tough Christmas sees Ultimate Plum Pudding Company collapse Subscription

16 Feb 2018 | By Edward Devlin

All 20 employees at the Cumbrian company have been made redundant


Lidl set to hit 700 UK stores mark with five openings

15 Feb 2018 | By Emily Bright

Lidl will already have launched 19 new stores in 2018 by the end of this month


Amazon to cut hundreds of jobs at its Seattle HQ

13 Feb 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

The online giant is to shift resources into fast-growing areas like its work on voice assistant technology Alexa 

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2 Sisters to cut 900 jobs

08 Feb 2018 | By Kevin White

The poultry giant is planning to close three loss-making factories in wake of last autumn’s chicken scandal

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Iceland set to fill up to 100 senior store management roles

08 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

Iceland is looking for more than 40 managers for Iceland stores and also for a swathe of The Food Warehouse branches

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Job cuts sugar-coated as better customer service won't wash

02 Feb 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

This week Morrisons said it was axing 1,500 managerial positions but also creating 1,700 customer colleague roles


Morrisons to scrap 1,500 roles in revamp of in-store management

02 Feb 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer insisted it was creating 1,700 new positions as part of the shakeup…

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Coca-Cola to shed jobs as it announces two UK site closures

31 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

CCEP said it would shut its manufacturing site in Milton Keynes and its Northampton DC

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New Amazon fulfilment centre to open in Rugby

30 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Don

The new site will join fulfilment centres in Rugeley, Coalville and Daventry in the Midlands

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Tough week for supermarket staff as mults announce cuts Subscription

25 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Retailers announced thousands of job cuts and reductions to pension entitlements


Nestlé to move chocolate R&D from Switzerland to York

24 Jan 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Work currently carried out in the municipality of Broc is scheduled to move on 1 May to North Yorkshire

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Sainsbury's in-store jobs at risk in cost-cutting restructure

24 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Deputy managers are set to be replaced with a smaller number of operations managers

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Sainsbury's cuts follow Tesco's as relentless strain continues on old supermarket model

23 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Less than 24 hours after Tesco revealed more than 1,700 jobs were under threat, Sainsbury’s announced its own shop floor management shakeup 

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Tesco scrapping over 1,700 management jobs

23 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is doing away with the roles of people manager and compliance manager in its large stores and fulfilment centres

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Wrap blames government cuts for 15% of staff being made redundant

17 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Wrap has announced plans for “fundamental changes” that it hopes will be enough to ensure its financial stability



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