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Green Room News

We’re asking colleagues for feedback to help improve communication throughout the business – and by completing the survey below you’ll help ensure that the communication you receive is top notch.

We’d be grateful if you could take the time to complete the short survey and tell us about the type of information you receive and how you receive it from the communication team.

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Posted in Green Room News on 06 April 2015
Diversity Gender

Everywoman is an organisation that champions and supports the advancement of women – and next month they’re holding four interesting and exciting webinars that all of our colleagues are invited to join.

Everywoman

The first two sessions, held on Thursday 16th April, will focus on mentoring – what it is and putting into practice.

The second two sessions, held on Tuesday 28th April, will focus on negotiating, what is it, why does it matter and how can you do it?

For more information about these sessions and to book a place, Click here.

Posted by Diversity Gender on 06 April 2015
Green Room News

Indulged too much this Easter? Look out for our new Grocery Event live in stores this week to help you get ready for summer with easy meal solutions for the family – from breakfast, to lunch on the go, and guilt-free snacking at great value.

Get Set for Summer

Building on the success and positive customer feedback from the January ‘New Year, New You’ Event, we’ve adapted the range to focus on summer eating – helping our colleague and customers to make simple lifestyle changes with the brands they know and love.

Get Set for Summer

Don’t forget to use your colleague discount card to receive 10% off. And let us know what you think of the products featured by leaving a comment below!

Posted in Green Room News on 06 April 2015
News & Blogs

Ray Mellors celebrates his 90th birthday today making him our oldest Asda colleague – and he has no plans to retire just yet!

Ray

He still works two days a week in the grocery department of our Hyson Green store in Nottingham. Colleagues there held a surprise party for him on Friday, complete with 90 balloons, buffet lunch and a cake with 90 candles. Store manager Lyndsey Newmarch and Midlands senior director Mark Chilcott also presented him with birthday cards and presents.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 30 March 2015
Green Room News

For all of you walking/running enthusiasts who like a challenge, how about joining us on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge this year? The event will take place on Friday 19th June 2015 and is open to all Asda colleagues.

Rebecca Lythe, chief compliance officer, is delighted to be continuing her support of this event to raise money for Tickled Pink.

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

So what is the Asda Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge? Quite simply it is a 24 mile journey over varying terrain, starting at Horton-in-Ribblesdale trekking the hills of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough and finishing back where you set off.

Over the last couple of years colleagues have completed the event in times ranging from 5hrs 55mins to just over 14 hours, clearly a challenge not to be under-estimated.

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Posted in Green Room News on 30 March 2015