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  • Tesco to axe 1,200 staff at Cardiff centre

    SUPERMARKET chain Tesco announced plans yesterday to ditch 1,200 jobs at a call centre in Wales.
    Shop workers’ union Usdaw said the decision was “devastating.”

    Tesco, which last year announced profits of £162 million, said it would offer some staff at the...

    Thursday 22nd Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Tesco pays £129m to keep fraud claims out of court

    TESCO has done a deal with the Serious Fraud Office that could lead to the supermarket giant dodging prosecution, instead paying a £129 million fine and costs, it was announced yesterday.

    Separately, the supermarket giant agreed with a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ruling...

    Wednesday 29th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Tesco docked wages from 140,000 staff

    TESCO could have to cough up £5.6 million in back pay for up to 140,000 workers after shopworkers’ union Usdaw discovered a discrepancy in the supermarket chain’s payroll.

    The union said some Tesco workers have had sums docked from their wages in return for voluntary...

    Friday 10th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Competition fears as Tesco and Booker eye a merger

    TESCO announced a £3.7 billion merger with food wholesale giant Booker, owner of Londis and Budgens, yesterday.

    The grocery giant said that the deal will create “the UK’s leading food business,” as it saw its shares jump by more than 10 per cent in morning...

    Saturday 28th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • 500 staff face axe as Tesco shuts distribution centres

    SUPERMARKET giant Tesco is to shut two distribution centres, destroying 500 jobs. Shopworkers’ and distribution union Usdaw said yesterday the news had “devastated” workers.

    The closure of the two centres — at Welham Green in Hertfordshire and Chesterfield in...

    Wednesday 11th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Tesco Bank hacked in ‘unprecendented’ attack

    HACKERS who stole money from 20,000 Tesco Bank accounts were part of an “unprecedented” cyber attack, the head of Britain’s financial regulator said yesterday.

    This comes after the Star reported that a single mum of five was left unable to buy her children food...

    Wednesday 9th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Single mum hit by account freeze blasts Tesco bank

    Cyber attack has left her unable to buy food

    Tuesday 8th Nov 2016

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • Staff to sue Tesco for unsociable hours cuts

    TESCO could be sued by workers after the firm reduced pay for unsocial hours.

    Law firm Leigh Day said yesterday that it is representing 17 long-term employees who claim their wages have fallen for weekends, bank holiday and night shifts.

    In February the supermarket giant...

    Monday 17th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • GMB Conference: Union turns up heat on Tesco after contract U-turn

    FURIOUS union reps will turn spud guns on Tesco HQ next week as a supplier moves to sack staff following the loss of a massive mashed potato contract.

    Bakkavor Meals also plans to mash up bank holiday premiums after Britain’s largest supermarket chain withdrew a £32 million...

    Friday 10th Jun 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Tesco pays out £3,000 to teen after stop and search

    TESCO was forced to pay out £3,000 in compensation to a teenager yesterday after it was accused of carrying out a racially motivated stop and search on the mixed-race boy.

    The star student known as A was stopped by a shopping assistant and taken to the back of a Maida Vale Tesco...

    Wednesday 4th May 2016

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain