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A helping hand

Up at our Inchture site, one of our colleagues runs weekly English classes for colleagues. Barbara Baron, Quality Control Supervisor, hosts the classes after working hours in the site canteen to help colleagues with phrases for use in conversations and any terminology used in our working environment. “We have many colleagues on site who do not have English as their first language. Some of them find it difficult to have a conversation as they only know the basics. We had an idea to ...

Posted: Friday 18th Aug 2017

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Giving & Receiving Feedback

Our Learning and Development team have recently delivered a series of Giving & Receiving Feedback workshops across our sites. At IPL we are currently introducing a new 360° Feedback system. This system aims to give colleagues an all rounded view on how they are performing in their role and how they are behaving in line with our STEP values. Giving and receiving feedback is important to every colleague’s development and can help an individual recognise their strengths and identif...

Posted: Wednesday 16th Aug 2017

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Tackling holiday hunger with FareShare and StreetGames

IPL’s recent donation of surplus fruit is being used to support FareShare's partnership with StreetGames. IPL and FareShare have been working together since 2011 to provide good food (that would otherwise go to waste) to charitable organisations across the UK. FareShare is currently working with StreetGames to tackle school holiday hunger. Throughout the summer holidays, StreetGames will be running over 400 sports projects for children from disadvantaged areas. The projects aim to ...

Posted: Friday 4th Aug 2017

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Run for All? I've run them all!

For the last three years, one of our colleagues has completed every stage in the Run for All Asda Foundation 10K Series. Launched over 10 years ago, the races raise money for the Jane Tomlinson appeal and are renowned for their fantastic atmosphere. Babs Irving Babs Irving from our Westry site has completed 18 races since 2014 and has raised hundreds of pounds for charity – an amazing achievement! Despite running for a total of 180km, she’s showing no signs of stopping anytime s...

Posted: Thursday 27th Jul 2017

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Fascinating fun with fruit and veg

Pupils from Richmond Hill Primary School in Leeds were recently invited to Asda House to learn about their food and where it comes from. Organised by the current Asda graduate scheme colleagues, the event asked IPL and other Asda suppliers to give engaging presentations to help the children understand the journey their food goes on. Our Technical Manager – Vegetables, Jon Wynn and Mike Rudge, one of our Graduate Trainees represented IPL on the day. For IPL’s presentation, Jon and M...

Posted: Tuesday 25th Jul 2017

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