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What’s going on at Tesco?


Find out about our current global business initiatives, how we help our community groups to blossom and hear our inspirational colleague stories. Find the latest news stories right here. For more news and information follow us on twitter.


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  • Little Helps Plan


    'Every little help makes a big difference' is a core value at Tesco. It drives what we do every day for our colleagues around the world, in the thousands of communities where we operate, and for the millions of customers we serve. It is also the idea at the heart of the Little Helps Plan, which sets out how Tesco will make a difference to the social and environmental challenges that matter most to our customers, colleagues and communities.

    For more information on the Little Helps Plan 2019 overview, please visit "What's going on at Tesco?" on our Tesco PLC site. 

  • Tesco helping 10,000 young people develop their employability and life skills


    Since last August, Tesco has helped over 10,000 young people develop their employability and life skills through its partnership with the Prince’s Trust and its work with Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) - a challenge it set itself three years to complete as part of its Little Helps Plan. To find out more, please refer to the link above in What's going on at Tesco?

  • Tesco launches phase two of Remove, Reduce, Reuse & Recycle plan to suppliers


    Tesco has launched the second phase of its Remove, Reduce, Reuse & Recycle plan, which sets out four steps that will govern packaging design across all product categories. Remove all non-recyclable and hard to recycle material; where we can’t remove, reduce it to an absolute minimum, including excess packaging; explore new opportunities to reuse it, and if we can’t; ensure it is all recycled as part of a closed loop. To find out more, please click


  • Rate My Apprenticeship


    Its official! Tesco are delighted to reveal we made it into the top 100 best employers in the UK 2018-2019 for school and college leavers. This was based on thousands of insightful, student written reviews from people like you, so thank you. 

  • Tesco and WWF join forces to make food more sustainable.


    “Partnering with WWF will help us make our customers’ shopping baskets more sustainable. Our shared ambition is to reduce the environmental impact of the average shopping basket by half. By working with farmers, suppliers, colleagues and other experts we hope to develop innovative solutions so shoppers can put affordable, tasty food on their plates today, confident they are not compromising the future of food for generations to come.”

    Dave Lewis, Tesco Group CEO


  • The Times Top 100 Graduate Employer


    We're proud to be ranked in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers table. It's great to see that graduates recognise the wide variety of successful programmes that we offer across our stores, distribution and office campus.

  • Tesco and Jamie


    Jamie Oliver shares his exclusive recipes and tips as he joins us as an ambassador to help make healthier choices more accessible and affordable. 

    As a first step this month, Jamie will front up our ‘helpful little swaps’ in store, where healthier alternatives offer reduced levels of sugar, salt and fat, as well as being cheaper for customers.  A basket of ‘helpful little swaps’ will cost 12% less than a regular basket.

    Jamie will also support our work to help colleagues and customers cook great value, healthier meals from scratch.

  • Helping colleagues live healthier lives


    We’ve teamed up with our three new charity partners, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK and Diabetes UK, to help tackle some of the UK’s biggest health challenges. Our first priority is about supporting all our UK colleagues, so they can be their best at work and at home.