Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Transport secretary ‘asleep at the wheel’ during HGV crisis

Transport secretary ‘asleep at the wheel’ during HGV crisis

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has admitted that Britain’s lorry driver crisis means there could be food shortages at Christmas.
Ocado to spend £5m on pay rises and bonuses for HGV drivers due to shortages

Ocado to spend £5m on pay rises and bonuses for HGV drivers due to...

Ocado is to spend up to £5 million extra this year in pay rises, recruitment and signing-on bonuses for HGV drivers.
Morrisons suitor Clayton Dubilier & Rice said it had reached agreement with the pension trustees of the British supermarket chain

CD&R agrees pensions deal with Morrisons as takeover nears

Morrisons suitor Clayton Dubilier & Rice said it had reached agreement with the pension trustees of the British supermarket chain
Morrisons will offer recycling for hard-to-recycle products including face masks, crisp packets and sweet wrappers in its zero-waste stores.

Morrisons plans to trial six ‘zero waste’ stores

Morrisons will offer recycling for hard-to-recycle products including face masks, crisp packets and sweet wrappers in its zero-waste stores.
Brexit ‘bigger news than Covid’, says ex-Sainsbury’s boss

Sainsbury’s to shut all stores on Boxing Day

Sainsbury’s has said it will keep all its stores shut this Boxing Day.
Transport secretary ‘asleep at the wheel’ during HGV crisis

HGV test rule changes is a ‘recipe for disaster’, Labour warns

Labour has raised safety concerns and said the new changes to HGV driver tests, in a bid to tackle shortages, is a “recipe for disaster”.
Morrisons

Morrisons to cut sick pay for unvaccinated staff

Morrisons has faced backlash for its "dangerous and retrograde step" in cutting sick pay for unvaccinated staff, as it hopes to encourage jab uptake.
Brexit ‘bigger news than Covid’, says ex-Sainsbury’s boss

Tax Big Tech to save high street, says ex-Sainsbury’s boss

Former Sainsbury’s chief executive Justin King has joined calls to replace business rates with a tax on e-commerce giants.
Canadian giant Couche Tard is seen as the favourite should Asda’s new owners look to sell off their forecourt empire.

Couche Tard the most likely buyer of Issa brothers’ EG Group

Canadian convenience store petrol station giant Couche Tard is seen as the favourite should Asda’s new owners look to sell off their forecourt empire.
Central England Co-op has brought forward the date for selling mince pies in its stores.

Central England Co-op rolls out Christmas early

Central England Co-op has brought forward the date for selling mince pies in its stores.

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