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Tesco's Financial Shambles Just Got A Whole Lot Worse

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

Tesco will face a "full-scale investigation" by the City regulator after overstating its half-year profits by £250 million, as the supermarket battle...

Improving the Lives of Thousands of Children Living in Assam

Sarah Roberts | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK
Sarah Roberts

I'm really pleased to announce a ground-breaking new partnership between Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) and UNICEF that will improve the lives of thousands of children and young people living in tea communities in Assam, and reduce their vulnerability to exploitation and trafficking.

MPs Are Keen To Probe Tesco's Financial Shambles...

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

Tesco executives may be dragged before MPs to explain the supermarket giant's "stratospheric" error over its inflated profits guidance. Adrian Bail...

Tesco Still Reeling From Its Alleged Cooking Of The Books

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK

Tesco's share price has continued to fall in the wake of allegations that supermarket executives over-stated its profits. The arrival of a new fina...

Is This Tesco's Darkest Hour? It's Had A Few Others...

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

Things aren't looking good for Tesco. Britain's biggest supermarket has just suspended four senior executives after admitting it overestimated pro...

Louise Ridley

This 'Inept And Oppressive' Tesco Is Officially The Worst Building Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

A Tesco in London's Woolwich town centre has been named the worst new building in Britain this year. Woolwich Central has been awarded the Carbuncl...

Troubles Continue For Tesco As Investors Take Fright...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Tesco has been left reeling after a raft of big banks and fund managers dumped shares in the troubled retail giant. Deutsche Bank sold 18 million s...

New Tesco Chief's First Day Started Rather Awkwardly

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK

Tesco was left reeling today after a major investor slashed its stake in the troubled retailer just as Dave Lewis took over as its new chief executive...

Tesco 'On The Rack' As It Prepares For Yet More Terrible Trading

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, is suffering an even deeper trading crisis as it was forced to issue yet another profit warning, and slash its divi...

#FreeGaza Protest At Tesco Sees Arrest As Stock Is Hurled To The Ground

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

A man has been arrested during a Free Gaza protest in a Tesco store. According to West Midlands Police up to 100 protesters took part in the "larg...

Why Don't We Like Multiple Grocers Anymore? Ask Teddington

Mary Portas | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK
Mary Portas

As the saying goes, if you stay in the middle of the road for long enough, chances are you'll get run over. Today, the 'Big Four' are matched (or beaten) on quality and price by competitors and new arrivals. It's increasingly apparent that nobody really loves them, nor can they think of a reason to keep shopping with them anymore.

How Important Is the High Street?

Naomi Kerbel | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK
Naomi Kerbel

It seems that vast variety isn't as enticing as it once was. Think of the number of times, you've stood staring at rows and rows of washing powder, an odd trance-like state sweeping over you as you try to remember what it was you were after in the first place.

Tesco Has Not Done This Badly In Over 20 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK

Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has suffered its worst sales decline in at least two decades as discount rivals continue to attract more customers. ...

The Curse of the Deputy

Grant Feller | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK
Grant Feller

It was always Gordon Brown's problem. It's turned out to be Philip Clarke's as well over at Tesco. And, despite his recent runs for England, it may well be Alastair Cook's too. But why are deputies so often such failures? Why, when they have spent years planning their accession and have been positively groomed to take over, do they invariably make such a hash of the top job?

Tesco Shareholders Don't Want Their CEO To Go Off With £21 Million

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK

Tesco has come under pressure by its shareholders to stop chief executive Philip Clarke potentially walking away with £21 million, after he announced...

What Makes a Good University Worth a Mention?

Sue Dewey | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sue Dewey

This week is Graduation Week at Nottingham Trent Universityhttp://www.ntu.ac.uk and the city centre is filled with smiling happy graduates and their p...

You Don't Want To Know What Happens To Chicken Before It Reaches The Supermarket

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK

Some of Britain's biggest supermarkets have launched urgent investigations into claims they are being supplied with contaminated chicken, which could ...

'Like Shuffling Deck-Chairs On The Titanic'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

Tesco chief Philip Clarke's departure, after mounting pressure over his failure to improve the supermarket's poor sales, shows the daunting task his ...

The Party Is Over For Tesco Chief Philip Clarke

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke has announced he is quitting, forcing the supermarket to cancel its planned party tomorrow celebrating his 40 yea...

Tesco Sorry After Muslim Worker Refuses To Serve Ham And Wine

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has rushed to apologise after a Muslim worker refused to serve a customer seeking to buy ham and wine saying he was fasting fo...

'Has The Madness Got That Bad At Tesco?'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

Tesco's senior executives faced shareholders today in an ill-tempered encounter that saw them accused of "arrogance" and being "delusional" as the sup...

Every Little Hurts? Tesco Suffers More Awkward News

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has suffered a new blow after having its credit rating downgraded by Moody's to its second lowest investment grade ...

Victory As Tesco Abandons Anti-Homeless Spikes After Concrete Vandalism

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

Opposition to anti-homeless spikes being put up to prevent rough sleepers has solidified - in the form of concrete. A row of the studs - which hav...

Why Is Sainsbury's Doing Better Than Tesco?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

Sainsbury's revealed lower underlying sales for a second quarter in a row, as Britain's supermarket giants continue to suffer a tough spring, but is e...

Ex-Tesco Boss Leahy Blasts Supermarket Giant's Decline

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has left its former chief executive Sir Terry Leahy "very disappointed" as it suffered its worst trading in decades...