Tesco Staff Get GBP55m Christmas Present

Staff at Tesco have received £55 million worth of Christmas benefits as a reward for their efforts in the build-up to the festive season.
Each of the supermarket giant’s 280,000 UK employees have been given a voucher, worth up to £20, as well as a booklet containing exclusive discount vouchers worth a further £120.
The vouchers, which must be spent at a Tesco store, can be redeemed on top of Tesco’s 10 per cent staff discount .
In addition to the voucher package, employees are also entitled to an extra day’s holiday over the festive season, which can be taken whenever they want.
Lucy Neville-Rolfe, executive director at Tesco, said: “Christmas is the busiest and most challenging time of the year for Tesco .”
“Our staff are working harder than ever and are key to providing customers with a great Christmas . This is our thank you for all their loyalty and hard work.”
Tesco said it is also continuing its ‘family and friends’ scheme, which was launched last Christmas . The scheme gives friends and relatives of existing staff members the chance to apply for temporary roles over the festive period.