Our Southern team of Senior Managers for People are in Stevenage today, gearing up to the Easter weekend and planning for the month ahead. With their new Asda gnome pens at the ready, they’d like to wish everyone the best of luck as we continue through a busy week in our stores. Have a great Easter!
Seven-year-old Alfie Richards is back in his favourite raccoon pyjamas after our George colleagues organised a global effort to get three new pairs specially made for him. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQjXb
Trying out veganuary? Here Asda innovations development chef Andrew writes about the new vegan Food to Go options and the inspiration behind our growing vegan range. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQU4m
There's just one more week to apply to the Asda Graduate Leadership Development Programme! If you’re practical, proactive and passionate about retail, we want to hear from you. You may even learn some unexpected skills on the way! Head over to http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQU4G before Friday 26th January.
A very happy 80th birthday to our wonderful checkout colleague Sheila who's worked at our Wrexham store for 40 years! Colleagues presented great-grandmother Sheila with gifts, a cake and a decorated till to mark her big day - and lots of customers wished her many happy returns too! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQg2y
"They met when his aunt Elizabeth asked Kirstie if Jude, who has autism, could help her tidy up some of the shelves. They've now formed a firm friendship, so he helps her during the family's regular visits – and the top and name badge make him feel like part of the team when he comes in."
Well done to our fantastic colleague Denise who's been nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year's Unsung Hero award after inspiring local people to join her fitness groups.
Denise, who works at our Lutterworth depot, has set up running and walking clubs for people aged 14 to 72 and has also run marathons and climbed Kilimanjaro, raising tens of thousands of pounds for charity.
You can read more about her amazing story here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQDGj
Thank you to everyone who voted for us in the Mother&Baby Awards 2018. We're thrilled to have won Supermarket of the Year!