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Started by Nomad, 21-03-18, 10:49AM

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In the past, when you used a self-service pump to buy fuel, the exact cost would only show up against your account balance one or two days after you filled up. This could make it hard to track your daily spend.

Soon, the way you pay for fuel at self-service pumps will change. When you insert or tap your card at a self -service pump, your bank will temporarily reserve an amount from your available balance while you fill up. This could be up to £120.

But not to worry, once you've finished filling up, this will be updated to your bank and you'll only be charged for the amount you've spent.


Tesco staff wearing bodycams as one store loses €10,000 a week to theft

QuoteAround €10,000 worth of stock is shoplifted from the Tesco store on Paul Street every week

Coming to a shop near you  :question:
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And why is that amount being taken?  Because good ols Tesco will not allow security staff to d the job, I was in a store as Security Manager which was one of the worst in the Company for violence and theft, we even had an Alsatian on nights with us.......Never had so many violent arrests, mainly the trogs from the local estate, that bad we had 3/4 guards per day, night time store was shut but had dog and 1 guard as the little sh**s used to come over wall. There was one OD( not sure what they are called these days) who wanted to open an entire store with no security, guards, tags etc whatsoever, isnt that right TM. lol


dunno ours is losing about £7000 a week on spirits, they recently installed barriers in the store and added security on the aisle it dropped to about £5500 lol...its just ridiculous to be honest.


So that'll be 3 body cams per store then, for the total amount of shopfloor staff at any given time? Not that the lowly CA will be supplied with one, that'll be for the SM to parade about making sure they're totally security protected, even though their stock isn't  :-X

This is what happens when those in HO, who have no experience or knowledge of working in a store, just don't get it! Slashing the staff hours to the bone and number crunching may save on budgets, but not on shrink! Every red call is a thief's heads up that the floor will be totally devoid of staff, rather than just the usual one or two to look out for!

I'll admit I gave up clocking the shoplifters years before I left, having noted the total lack of response or support given to those who notified a manager were told to just keep an eye on them!
Then they'd put stock out in the foyer ??? I was stood in full uniform waiting for my lift after a shift once, when a bloke pulled up in a 4x4 and loaded the display pallets of Coke into the back! Needless to say if I had got involved and it turned ugly for me, it would have ended up my own fault as I was off duty :-X
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Most stores were given at least 4 body cams last year if not before.
Duty, self-service, off till and security should wear them at all times.
If store has more, then CSD and BWS colleagues should then also wear them.
They are more of a deterrent against abuse from customers, and I'm aware of at least 2 occasions over the past year were customers have been arrested and prosecuted by police/courts based on body cam footage, where without them police wouldn't have bothered.
It's also drastically cut abuse from customers in my store along with false complaints about self -service colleagues too.


Tesco makes a big change to Clubcard points – and drivers will be furious

QuoteAs it stands, you get one point for every £2 of fuel you buy.

The current average cost of a litre of unleaded in the UK is 146.38p, according to the RAC, so two litres cost roughly £2.92.

That means the majority of people will be getting less Clubcard value from buying fuel.

The change excludes Esso filling stations with a Tesco Express store.
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