Aldi has extended its partnership with Farm Africa for a further two years to support young farmers in rural western Kenya to boost resilience to climate change and improve the quality of their fresh produce, making their farming businesses more
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This week the French government announced the launch of an online platform to solve critical COVID-19 supply chain challenges - StopCOVID19.fr.
Lidl has today started to roll out its new customer food donation boxes in stores nationwide in an effort to help local community groups and those in need of food and supplies. The initiative comes as an extension of its
Spoon Guru, the global AI food technology start-up, today announced the launch of a new ‘Immunity Boost TAG’ in the wake of Covid-19, to help consumers find foods online and in stores to strengthen their immune system.
Following its announcement on Friday to restrict sales of masks and hand sanitiser products, eBay UK is widening its emergency listing restrictions policy to include toilet roll, baby formula, nappies, baby wipes and tampons.
Aldi has today announced enhanced pay for its amazing colleagues, who have been working tirelessly throughout this extremely busy time. Store and distribution colleagues will receive a 10% bonus on hours worked, effective from 9 March 2020.
The small business champion ParcelHero says the new Government lockdown doesn’t have to spell the end for SME businesses. It has issued a 10-step guide to making full use of the Government’s latest coronavirus SME aid schemes
Central England Co-op has been working with food bank partners to showcase what items are needed to support people during these uncertain times.
Job searches surge in driving, retail and healthcare industries, as UK workers react to employer demand
According to data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, the amount of people searching for driving, retail and healthcare jobs has increased significantly over the past seven days, as job seekers react to increased demand for key workers.
Nigel Morris, tax director at MHA MacIntyre Hudson explains how employers can access the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) to continue paying 80% of the salary for employees that would otherwise have been laid off or made redundant, the practical next
Aldi has introduced a number of new measures to encourage effective social distancing, and to
IGD engages with retailers, manufacturers, government and trade associations to help ensure food reaches those most in need
Research and training charity, IGD, has been bringing the food and grocery industry together in the wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19), engaging with retailers, manufacturers, government, trade associations and other key stakeholders, to help ensure food is able to flow through
Following today’s release of Kingfisher FY figures for 2019/20, Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Kingfisher’s update on its recent trading indicates that the UK DIY market has so far demonstrated resilience against
Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, will be rolling out the deployment of the new £45 contactless limit across UK retailers from 1 April 2020.
Former director of Afghanistan Strategy and Plans at MOD to host free webinar at 4pm today to help companies get through coronavirus black hole
Chris Paton, a specialist in military wargaming and crisis planning, is hosting a free webinar at 4pm today offering advice for businesses during the coronavirus crisis.
Beaverswood’s floor signals aim to help people stay safe and remain two metres apart in public queues and workplaces
A new range of floor signals will help people to stay safe and remain two metres apart in public queues and workplaces as organisations move quickly to tackle the spread of coronavirus.
Today, Lidl announced it will install checkout protection screens across all its stores in Great Britain. The safety measure will see thousands of screens rolled out in stores across the country in order to protect Lidl colleagues and customers.
LabTech, owner of Camden Market, announces series of initiatives to aid emergency services and vulnerable during coronavirus epidemic
LabTech has announced a series of initiatives to aid the emergency services and vulnerable during the coronavirus epidemic. The measures, which are available immediately, include:
The head of health and safety for the London Olympics has called on the International Olympic Committee to postpone the 2020 games and to make that announcement immediately. According to Lawrence Waterman OBE, Chairman of the British Safety Council, the
Primark risks losing top spot in UK clothing market due to lack of transactional website, says GlobalData
Following today’s news (Monday 23 March) that Primark is set to lose £650m of net sales per month while its stores are closed, Chloe Collins, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Primark’s
Jack Wills has announced the immediate closure of a further nine stores, which follows an announcement to close five stores last week.
The Entertainer has announced plans to close its 172 stores across the country putting the welfare of its employees and customers ahead of profits during this difficult Covid-19 pandemic.
After a successful national trial with over 50 participating retailers, PayPoint is pleased to announce that an EPoS link is now available to PayPoint One Pro retailers who are members of Premier, Family Shopper and Shop Locally.
The Camden Watch Company (www.CamdenWatchCompany.com), an independent British brand based in the heart of Camden founded by wife and husband team Anneke Short and Jerome Robert, is set to make a limited number of its No. 29 Horse Hospital timepiece,
As thousands of employees start working from home, the utilities, communications and broadband company, Glide Group, is providing a practical guide to remote working for businesses, which includes mental health awareness advice for remote workers.