This page brings together The Grocer’s news, insight and commentary on all things new talent – from graduate careers and the impact of the apprenticeship levy to profiles on up-and-coming talent and the latest on our Top New Talent Awards


Asda donates £2m to boost apprenticeships in local communities

Companies in London, Leeds and Leicester will receive funding from the donation

Co-op apprentices

Co-op pledges £500k to apprenticeship drive for underrepresented young people

The fund will create opportunities for people most disadvantaged due to systemic prejudice or economic deprivation


What does winning a talent award mean for the next gen of grocery up-and-comers?

This year, The Grocer is rebranding its highly respected Top New Talent awards as the Next Gen Awards


The Grocer Next Gen Awards to celebrate and promote young talent

The Grocer has kickstarted its search for the best and brightest young talent working across the UK food and drink sector

Steve Murrells

Co-op could take on ‘hundreds more’ with changes to Apprenticeship Levy

Co-op reserach found  the number of retail apprentices has fallen by about a quarter since 2014/15