Marcus Gover Wrap

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

Steve Rowe Marks and spencer web

M&S to invest £25m in 'digital-first' tech programme changes

10 Jan 2018 | By Matt Strudwick

Retailer plans to transfer 250 existing technology roles to Tata Consultancy Services

Colman's Mustard dons a vintage look

Colman’s historic Norwich plant set to close in 2019

04 Jan 2018 | By Carina Perkins

The proposal follows a review by Unilever after Britvic announced last year it would cease operations at the shared site

Bill Hunter Ornua

Bill Hunter promoted to MD role at Ornua's UK division Subscription

20 Dec 2017 | By Kevin White

Newly created role at Ornua Foods UK reports to Ornua Foods Europe CEO John Jordan

Britvic Norwich factory

Britvic confirms exit from Norwich site

18 Dec 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Production of Robinsons and Fruit Shoot will be moved to Britvic’s sites in London, Leeds and Rugby

Jonathan Ovens

Jonathan Ovens to dispute removal as Arla director Subscription

14 Dec 2017 | By Kevin White

Dairy farmer was ousted as director of Arla amba co-op this week amid claims of ‘serious failings in corporate governance’

Snacks Direct

PepsiCo to launch van sales division after P&H talks fail Subscription

12 Dec 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

A further 400 P&H staff have been made redundant taking the total to 2,850

Kirsty Wilkins Moy Park

Kirsty Wilkins joins Moy Park as HR director

12 Dec 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Ex-Tulip HR director replaces Mike Mullan, who has left poultry supplier after six years

Asda store web

Asda section leader jobs at risk as retailer proposes changes Subscription

08 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The proposals are thought to apply to every Asda store across the UK

Warren Ackerman opinion quote

What kind of leader does Unilever need after Polman?

07 Dec 2017 | By Warren Ackerman

Unilever CEO Paul Polman polarises people. For some, he is a rare example of a CEO who is also a statesman, says Warren Ackerman at SocGen

jj food service

JJ Food Service looks to help P&H staff made redundant

30 Nov 2017 | By Emily Bright

Today’s Group has also expressed sympathy for P&H staff


McDonald's faces strikes in 2018, claims food workers union Subscription

22 Nov 2017 | By Emily Bright

McDonald’s told The Grocer it was unaware of any planned strikes

tesco hq

Kevin Grace sues Tesco for wrongful dismissal Subscription

13 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Grace lost his job after Tesco misreported its profits in 2014. He was accused on dismissal of “serious negligence”…

smiths connect warehouse

Connect Group to cut 340 jobs in face of falling sales Subscription

27 Oct 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The cuts represent 6% of the firm’s 5,666-strong workforce, with the layoffs coming across its combined business in 2018

Sainsbury's Nine Elms store

The first cut isn’t always the deepest. Sometimes it’s the following ones that prove fatal Subscription

18 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The latest news of job cuts at Sainsbury’s was perhaps to be expected after similar announcements from Tesco and Asda, but will they really deliver cost savings for the mults?

Sainsburys store web

Sainsbury's to cut 2,000 jobs across stores and head office Subscription

18 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Sainsbury’s has launched a 45-day consultation on what it branded a “difficult decision”

Amazon warehouse

Amazon to open Bolton fulfilment centre in 2018 Subscription

16 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

Online giant is set to open four new fulfilment centres this year

Tesco has added two days shelf life to fresh produce including citrus

Tesco shakes up commercial team with changes to buying Subscription

10 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer says it wants to create greater strategic and longer-term deals with fresh food suppliers


Is workfare fair, or slave labour? Subscription

09 Oct 2017 | By Edward Churchfield

Four years after jobseekers on the DWP’s workfare scheme successfully sued should businesses steer well clear?



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