Budget 2021: Asda, Morrisons and Tesco vow to refuse business rates relief

Asda, Morrisons, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have vowed to refuse a business rates relief offered today’s Budget after supermarkets paid back the £1.7billion they saved in the Covid tax break last year. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said that the business rates holiday will be extended until the end of June for hard-hit retail, hospitality and leisure … Read more

Asda launches major restructure putting 5,000 jobs at risk

Asda has launched consultations with around 5,000 staff over a major restructuring which could put around 3,000 back office store workers at risk. The supermarket giant said the major restructuring has been driven by the ‘structural shift’ towards online grocery shopping during the pandemic. The grocery firm said it also plans to create around 4,500 … Read more

Asda launches major restructure putting 5,000 jobs at risk

Asda has launched consultations with around 5,000 staff over a major restructuring which could put around 3,000 back office store workers at risk. The supermarket giant said the major restructuring has been driven by the ‘structural shift’ towards online grocery shopping during the pandemic. The grocery firm said it also plans to create around 4,500 … Read more

Supermarket own brand cereals beat big names in blind taste test

The own brand cereals that taste BETTER than the real thing! Supermarket versions of Special K, Shreddies and Weetabix beat big name originals in blind test (and they’re cheaper, too) Good Housekeeping Institute rated Asda’s Special Flakes Cereal at 78 out of 100 Beat Kellogg’s Special K by one point with Sainsbury’s version one point … Read more

Bosses of leading stores urge Rishi Sunak to cut business rates permanently to save the High Street

Business rates must be cut permanently to prevent lasting fallout for high streets and jobs, retail bosses warn the Chancellor today. The heads of some of the UK’s top stores, including Tesco, Asda and Waterstones, are urging Rishi Sunak to use next month’s Budget to save shops devastated by the pandemic. They want business rates … Read more

Asda becomes first supermarket to dish out Covid jabs as woman, 78, gets her injection

Asda becomes first supermarket to dish out Covid jabs as woman, 78, gets her injection – with store hoping to vaccinate 240 people a day Harbans Kaur received the jab at Asda in Cape Hill, Smethwick, West Midlands Took place in boarded-up corner of store which used to house George clothing The seven-day hub opens … Read more

Disqualified motorist is arrested after going on ‘shopping trip’ to Asda in second-hand AMBULANCE

Disqualified motorist is arrested after he was caught taking his family on ‘shopping trip’ to Asda in second-hand AMBULANCE with its emergency lights flashing Blessing Mukaukirwa, 32, was charged after the incident in Harpurhey last night Traffic cops say group parked up and ‘promptly went inside to do their shopping’ Mukaukirwa remanded in custody and will … Read more

Supermarket own-brand premium ready meals have DOUBLE the amount of fat as the cheaper options

While we all know that ready meals are not necessarily the healthiest choice, you might expect to get a more nutritious option for your money if you opt for a premium product.  However, Secrets of Your Supermarket Food has investigated the amount of fat and salt packed in supermarkets’ own-brand ready meals and found that the … Read more