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Re: Night closure
« Reply #250 on: 29-01-16, 04:06PM »

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #251 on: 29-01-16, 04:13PM »
After what I've read on the BBC news website regarding Tesco ending 24hr trade in 76 stores

This quote from the website confuses me.

Normal night time activities - such as refilling shelves - will continue in the supermarkets so Tesco says the impact on employees will be "minimal".

Why is twilight shifts being mentioned?

If normal activities are continuing then surely nothing changes other than the stores closing times

Twilights are being mentioned because most people believe that changing the opening hours is just the beginning. DL is obsessed with costcutting and he will do everything in his power to ensure that by 2020 nobody will be getting £9 per hour plus premiums.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #252 on: 29-01-16, 04:15PM »
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DL claims that, with benefits included, Tesco staff are on £8.80 an hour. Never heard so much cr*p in all my life.
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Re: Night closure
« Reply #253 on: 29-01-16, 04:52PM »
My store not on the list either, but still think it will happen sooner rather than later. Obvious the media would find out before the staff. No mention of losing night crew...yet.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #254 on: 29-01-16, 05:24PM »
If the entire exercise is to save money on labour by losing np2 then give the staff an option.
Np2 freeze , np2 downgraded to np1 or how about no np2.

A lot of staff I think work nights because they have child care duties.

I'm surprised  the night crews are being hit by such a drastic move to filling in the busiest trading periods to save money.

Last time I looked the dot com arm of the business was loosing money faster than Angela Merkel could offer a refugee a country to live in.

Surely the cuts should come from areas of the business that actually loose money rather than areas that are at the heart of the business.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #255 on: 29-01-16, 05:40PM »
List of stores to cease 24 hr opening.

2894 MOLD
6208 WELSHPOOL
6450 CEFN MAWR
2647 HAVERFORDWEST EXTRA
2269 CHEPSTOW
2667 HEREFORD 2
2343 CONGLETON
2404 DERBY MICKLEOVER
2772 KIDSGROVE
3327 UTTOXETER
2846 LEICESTER EXTRA
2964 NOTTINGHAM CARLTON
3297 TOTON EXTRA
5182 SOUTH WIGSTON
5902 HINCKLEY
2323 COVENTRY WALSGRAVE
2624 HALL GREEN
3351 WALSALL BROWNHILLS
2162 BUCKINGHAM
2547 FLITWICK
2825 LEIGHTON BUZZARD
2555 FULBOURN CHERRYHINTON
3164 SLEAFORD
5657 MARCH HOSTMOOR AVE
2436 DEREHAM EXTRA
2848 LOWESTOFT 2
2101 BISHOPS STORTFORD
2634 HARLOW CHURCH LANGLEY
2882 MALDON EXTRA
3108 ROYSTON EXTRA
3234 SUDBURY
2375 DINGWALL MART ROAD
2736 INVERURIE EXTRA
2397 DUNFERMLINE EXTRA
2361 CUMBERNAULD EXTRA
2248 CATTERICK GARRISON
5109 INGLEBY BARWICK
5184 HEXHAM EXTRA
2308 CLITHEROE
2617 HALIFAX AACHEN WAY
3394 WHITEHAVEN
3429 WORKINGTON 2
2149 BRIDLINGTON
2593 GOOLE BOOTHFERRY ROAD
2285 CLOWNE
3228 SKEGNESS
5106 SHEFFIELD INFIRMARY
5740 HEMSWORTH
6265 CLAY CROSS EXTRA
2440 EAST DIDSBURY
2571 GLOSSOP
5128 BURNAGE
2543 FORMBY
2279 CIRENCESTER EXTRA
2280 CHELTENHAM
2581 GLOUCESTER
3200 STROUD
5014 EVESHAM WORCESTER RD
5363 GLOUCESTER BRCK EXTRA
2017 ADDLESTONE EXTRA
2668 HIGH WYCOMBE LOUDWTR
2073 BASILDON EXTRA
2661 HERTFORD
5904 ORPINGTON EXTRA
2094 BEXHILL
3401 WHITSTABLE EXTRA
2266 CHICHESTER EXTRA
2833 LITTLEHAMPTON
3281 TAUNTON
2083 BARNSTAPLE
2490 EXMOUTH
3142 ST AUSTELL 2
3310 TRURO
6264 HELSTON
2821 LEWISHAM
6785 WOOLWICH

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #256 on: 29-01-16, 05:42PM »
My store isn't on the list but I am also under no illusion that this will preteen likely be there liked out across all Extra's.
In store people are being told to ignore this site because it's 'scaremongering'. Is everyone forgetting this is where the team leaders situ was first talked about.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #257 on: 29-01-16, 05:58PM »

There will be more money savings ventures over the hill in the future.  A business can't survive losing money.  People need to wake up and smell the coffee!  Individuals on here I like to read their views, Loki and Duracell stand out as an example, they spend a lot of their own time to give us valued information and advice.   We go to work to earn a crust to live and pay our bills, but I certainly would not go to work for a Company that I was so disappointed with, hence I'll continued to try my utmost to be employed with Big T until I retire.


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Re: Night closure
« Reply #258 on: 29-01-16, 06:08PM »
The business needs to be more profitable.....does it need to still provide canteens when most of our competitors don't......does it need to provide counters that cost more in wages than they take in sales at certain points of the day.....does every store need a PM when most people question what value they bring......If aldi and lidl fill off pallets in the day why can't we fill our shops in the evening....especially when a few years ago stores worked 15-20 cages of top - up Thurs-Sun.

It's far better to adapt to change than to have the company go under.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #259 on: 29-01-16, 06:53PM »
So making a whole night shift redundant is being deemed minimal change now is it? God help us what else they got lined up in the future then.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #260 on: 29-01-16, 07:23PM »

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #261 on: 29-01-16, 07:27PM »
So making a whole night shift redundant is being deemed minimal change now is it? God help us what else they got lined up in the future then.
 

I don't think there are too many stores where they are losing the whole nightshift . Many stores are keeping the night-shift,but just closing the store.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #262 on: 29-01-16, 07:48PM »
For now picktocube ask yourself why are they taking away np1. Are your deliveries coming in early?

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #263 on: 29-01-16, 08:05PM »
I currently work at a DC ,but used to be in store on the nightshift . The store I used to work at is one of the ones on the list ,having spoken to a few people who are still there ,the majority of people on the nightshift  are keeping their same hours and their grocery deliveries aren't changing as far as i Know ,but they generally get them at 11am and the 2nd at 15-00 .

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #264 on: 29-01-16, 08:11PM »
http://metro.co.uk/2016/01/29/heres-a-list-of-all-the-tesco-stores-no-longer-open-24-hours-5652400/

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #265 on: 29-01-16, 08:16PM »
Picktocube lets hope it stays like that for them.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #266 on: 29-01-16, 08:18PM »
So making a whole night shift redundant is being deemed minimal change now is it? God help us what else they got lined up in the future then.
 

I don't think there are too many stores where they are losing the whole nightshift . Many stores are keeping the night-shift,but just closing the store.
Funny that before Christmas they said that's all that was happening at our store closing for trade at midnight but keeping night replenishment and guess what they lied!!!

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #267 on: 29-01-16, 08:40PM »
How can they make people redundant when they still have Christmas temps in on flexi contracts ? ! ? Unfortunately I am in one of the 76 stores and it's all feeling very wrong , they go on about being over hours but were struggling and now we are going to lose long serving members of staff again .

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #268 on: 29-01-16, 08:49PM »
So making a whole night shift redundant is being deemed minimal change now is it? God help us what else they got lined up in the future then.
   

A long while a go ( can't remember the exact year),they stopped the 24 hour opening at the store I was at and made the night shift redundant,to go to twilight replenishment,6 months later they went back to 24 hour opening and tried to re-hire the people who had taken redundancy,no-one who took redundancy came back. I have worked for them for nearly 30 years and have seen how this company have got worse and worse.

I don't think there are too many stores where they are losing the whole nightshift . Many stores are keeping the night-shift,but just closing the store.
Funny that before Christmas they said that's all that was happening at our store closing for trade at midnight but keeping night replenishment and guess what they lied!!!

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #269 on: 29-01-16, 08:51PM »
Don't understand? If the night teams hours are staying relatively unchanged, why are they closing the store overnight? What difference does it make if the reason for closing the store is cost cutting due to lack of customers?? The heating (occasionally working) and lights will still have to be kept on?? Confused.com??
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Re: Night closure
« Reply #270 on: 29-01-16, 08:54PM »
lucgeo because they are paving the way to get rid of np2, its coming maybe not this year but before 2020 they have to find some money to pay living wage.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #271 on: 29-01-16, 08:58PM »
You get a lot more done when no customers are in store .We used to bring all stock cages on to shop floor and when filling an aisle you do not have to keep it tidy when there are no customers.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #272 on: 29-01-16, 09:01PM »
They keep taking the privileges away as a barter for the pay rise and the living wage. But  M&S who pay their staff not a great deal less per hour than us, give their staff 20% discount, and I believe Boots is 25% staff discount?
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Re: Night closure
« Reply #273 on: 29-01-16, 09:07PM »
I would rather lose my 10% staff discount than have my wages cut.

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Re: Night closure
« Reply #274 on: 30-01-16, 01:43AM »
After reading this thread I have thought about just how is it possible to have a twilight fill. So many things can go wrong.
Aldi and lidl do manage to fill during the day as one person mentioned on here. Aldi are now hireing night staff at my local store.

As for failsworth how is it a trial?

The staff are having contractual changes to there working hours , they are in consultation. That is not a trial by any means.

If the big T wanted a trial they would try it for 6 weeks and see how it went. So I think we can establishe with some common sense failsworth store is no trial.

It's a blueprint for the 76 others possibly.