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  • We’re proud to be in Retail Week's D&I Super League as one of the top 10 UK companies embracing diversity. Our Retail Chief Executive, Jo Whitfield, leads the Aspire Network, one of our four colleague networks championing diversity. Jo is also an ambassador for Retail Week’s Be Inspired programme, which helps women in retail to unlock their career potential. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM95N;

  • Every year, our #BeingCoop Awards are a chance to celebrate our brilliant colleagues who go above and beyond to make a difference. This year, we selected 13 inspirational winners from a massive 3010 nominations. Ross Blackburn won the Members’ Choice Award for the service he provided to one of our members who was recovering from a brain haemorrhage. Learn more about Ross’s story.: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMdvz

    Roundhay's Ross receives Members' Choice Award for outstanding service

    Roundhay's Ross receives Members' Choice Award for outstanding service The outstanding service provided by Ross Blackburn who works at our Roundhay store, to member, Susan Powell, has earned him the Members' Choice Award in our 2019 #BeingCoop Awards.

  • Congratulations to our Head of Data, Robert McKendrick, who joined the 2019 DataIQ100 list as one of the most influential data and analytics practitioners in UK. It's an exciting time to be part of our data team who are helping to drive vital change across our entire business.
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    Rob McKendrick, Head of data, The Co-op

    DataIQ - events, education and support for data, analytics and insight leaders and managers.

  • We're proud to introduce our Bereavement Notification Service for clients. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMXR9

    We're proud to introduce our Bereavement Notification Service for clients

    The Bereavement Notification Service (BNS) is a great free service available to our Funeralcare clients in England and Wales. It's designed to take away some of the stress for our clients during a difficult time, and to help them navigate some of the practical matters that need to be taken care of when a loved one has passed away.

  • A week full of awards for Co-op
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    A week full of awards for Co-op

    Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Retail Week Awards and I'm thrilled to report that we scooped not one, but two biggies. First off, we were awarded the JDA Software Customer Innovation Award for the advances we're making in technology.

  • We're working with Chester Zoo to tackle deforestation in Borneo
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    We're working with Chester Zoo to tackle deforestation in Borneo

    Sourcing responsibly is core to our Future of Food ambition, and protecting the world's forests and peatland is a vital part of our support. It's linked to our position on sustainable palm oil and having a responsible approach to conservation in the regions affected by deforestation.

  • Making things better for customers with your store your say
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    Making things better for customers with your store your say

    A lot of the feedback we get through your store your say is about how friendly we are and how we greet everyone with a smile. We're a proper part of our community and have a lot of regular customers, so we also get a lot of nice comments about the personal touch we give.

  • Since we relaunched our apprenticeships in 2011, we've welcomed more than 4,500 colleagues on to our programmes. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMAH5

    It's National Apprenticeship Week (4 - 8 March 2019)

    Since we relaunched our apprenticeships in 2011, we've welcomed more than 4,500 colleagues on to our programmes. We've seen some incredible success stories and we're really proud to be nationally recognised as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer by Rate My Apprenticeship. We're constantly looking to offer more to our colleagues.

  • I'm part of a team in 1 Angel Square looking after a new system which is really going to improve the way we work in stores. It's called MyWork.
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    MyWork is coming

    I'm part of a team in 1 Angel Square looking after a new system which is really going to improve the way we work in stores. It's called MyWork. I've only been here for the past year or so, after working as a store manager in some of our lovely shops in Scotland, and later getting involved with HR and things like colleague development and recruitment at Co-op.

  • We have more than 300 Member Pioneers across the UK. By 2020 we aim to have one in every community.
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    We're looking for people who can inspire teams of Member Pioneers

    We have more than 300 Member Pioneers across the UK. By 2020 we aim to have one in every community. They work with our members, colleagues in our stores and funeral homes, local causes and others who share our co-operative values to help support and connect them to their local communities.

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