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


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


Superdrug and Savers apprenticeship enjoys record-breaking year with 500 candidates

The sister retailers say the completion rate hit 10% above the national average

HIT Training Deliveroo

Deliveroo calls for freedom to pass on funds to address ‘chef shortage’

Deliveroo has called on the government to let companies pass a bigger cut of their Apprenticeship Levy funds “down the supply chain” to tackle what it has called a “national chef shortage”.