261 jobs at risk at Asda over closure of home shopping centre Subscription

18 Jul 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Asda said the move was down to limitations for modernisation at the Enfield site

M&S Charlton store

M&S to cut more than 300 in-store managerial jobs

18 Jul 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The retailer is consulting with staff regarding the redundancy proposals

Lidl Slateford Road

Lidl to create 300 jobs with five new stores across Scotland

02 Jul 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The discounter has announced plans to recruit up to 40 new staff for each of the planned stores

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Will Waitrose ‘food ambassadors’ make a difference? Subscription

28 Jun 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

As if Waitrose ’partners’ are not getting enough star billing in the JLP fascia rebrand, they’re now ‘food ambassadors’ too

M&S Bank restructure

M&S Bank to 'totally restructure' branch management roles Subscription

20 Jun 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The retailer’s banking business is reviewing roles and consulting with employees to redeploy as many as possible

Poundworld administrator's sale

Poundworld makes a third of head office staff redundant

19 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The high street chain axed 98 of around 270 head office posts yesterday

Poundland store

Poundland offers Poundworld staff guaranteed job interviews

18 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

It has set up a dedicated email address for affected Poundworld workers to contact it about vacancies


Bidfood set to create 200 jobs with new Liverpool DC Subscription

15 Jun 2018 | By Emily Bright

The Liverpool site is set to be operational from summer 2019

2 Sisters

2 Sisters takes on hundreds of extra staff in expansion plan

12 Jun 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Supplier will take on 300 new staff as it extends operations at its site in Willand, Devon

ABP Perth investment

ABP Food Group ploughs £17m investment into Perth beef plant Subscription

05 Jun 2018 | By Kevin White

Cash injection will allow plant to ‘become one of the most modern facilities of its kind in the UK’

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Tulip to cut 150 jobs in Bodmin as production levels fall

04 Jun 2018 | By Kevin White

It comes as Young’s Seafood also confirms plans to close its Annan factory

Arla Llandyrnog

Arla to end cheese production in Wales

30 May 2018 | By Kevin White

Up to 154 jobs could be lost as part of a strategic review of its cheesemaking division

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Closure of Tesco Direct non-food website puts 500 jobs at risk

22 May 2018 | By Ian Quinn

New CEO Charles Wilson said Tesco Direct will cease trading on 9 July. The Fenny Lock fulfilment centre will also close

Marks and Spencer

Marks & Spencer to close more than 100 stores by 2022 Subscription

22 May 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

M&S said the closures were in line with its target to take at least a third of sales online and here will also be 15 fewer Simply Food stores opening this year as it scales back its Food business plans

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Fmcg recruitment: what's the best way to find the best candidates?

15 May 2018 | By Camilla Barnard

Finding the right people is our greatest challenge as we grow, says Camilla Barnard of Rude Health

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'Robot tax' would damage job creation, claims IEA in report

11 May 2018 | By Steve Farrell

It argues that such employment has grown because the UK labour market is less regulated than many other European countries

waitrose deli

Waitrose shed more than 3,700 staff last year, accounts show

04 May 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Overall average headcount reduced by 6.6% from 56,330 in 2017 to 52,590 last year

Dalehead Waitrose pork supplier

Dalehead seeks Spalding staff as it scales up pork production

01 May 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Up to 40 new roles will be created at the site, which supplies pork to Waitrose

Christine Watts AHDB

Exclusive interview: AHDB's Christine Watts on making levy body 'fit for the future'

26 Apr 2018 | By Carina Perkins

AHDB’s chief marketing and communications officer spoke to The Grocer exclusively about the levy body’s recent restructure…

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Poundworld set to close a third of its UK stores

26 Apr 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The discounter is reported to be planning the closure of c100 of its 335 UK stores, putting up to 1,500 jobs at risk

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