More than 300,000 employees at Tesco will be allowed flexible working rights a year ahead of schedule under new rules being implemented by the supermarket chain. Tesco officials cite giving colleagues better work-life balance now as the reason for moving up the scheme. “We think giving people the right to start a conversation about flexible […]
For the third time in the past year, Lidl GB has raised the wage rates of hourly colleagues to become the highest paying retailer for that group of workers among UK supermarkets. Nearly 25,000 store and warehouse employees will see pay increases from £11.00 to £11.40, including some who will see boosts as high as […]
Store-level managers and those that head up other departments at Aldi are being trained to better serve the needs of colleagues. Leaning into the notion of “allyship”, Aldi wants its managers to make their workers feel welcomed, included and respected. That is particularly true of “colleagues from minority groups.” At present and aside from managerial […]
Like other retailers, Sainsbury’s gives colleagues hourly pay boosts. Should UK government help, too?
Joining fellow supermarket chains in a quest to help their colleagues cope with rising costs and inflation, Sainsbury’s announced it is raising pay by 10% for frontline, hourly paid workers. Sainsbury’s has increased pay by a total of 38% for those workers during the past six years, which includes the new infusion of £205 million […]
Always trying to remain one step ahead of its competitors, including discount rival Lidl GB, Aldi again is increasing minimum pay of store assistants in the UK to £11.00 per hour, and £12.45 within the M25, from 1st January. Depending on length of service, those workers could earn £11.90 nationally and £12.75 within the M25. All […]
Discount retail chain Aldi is again raising its pay rates for valued store assistants, giving more than 25,000 a bump in hourly wages of 40p to offset rising inflation costs. Starting next month, those colleagues within the M25 will receive £11.95 per hour, while those outside of it will see increases to £10.50 an hour […]
Retailer Aldi is not only remaining highly competitive on pricing but is also delivering more when it comes to pay for its colleagues. The discount chain says it is boosting pay again for 28,000 employees in the UK starting in February to keep them on top of the chain among supermarkets here. “The commitment and […]