Whistle Blown at Terry's Head Office ~ Tesco-Complaint

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Whistle Blown at Terry's Head Office

I work at Tesco Head Office and came across some very interesting material :

- Commercial staff having 'secret' accounts with suppliers whereby the Tesco buyers overpay in the good times with the understanding that they can call on the deposit to artificially show improved management of margins when demanded by senior management, up to £25m would be 'squirrelled' away in this manner at any one time. On 2 occasions that I was aware of these secret accounts were used to commit fraud;

- land buyers having to buy x sqft of land to achieve objectives and in turn receive lucrative bonuses, regardless of whether there was any real chance of building a store on the land;

- staff particularly in the property department receiving excessive hospitality, such as receiving multiple fully paid skiing holidays a year;

- mislead staff about the planned offshoring of jobs to India, Tesco senior management knew from the start they intended to lose 2,800 jobs in the Head Office and move them to India. Even when the headcount in India made it above 1,000 they still managed to keep news of this out of the press - other companies were hammered in the press for losing far less UK staff to India;

- a case of bullying and poor management in a store lead to an employee with mental health issues committing suicide, the initial investigation was a cover up;

...more to come


Anonymous said...

Show us the prove, or be sued :)



Anonymous said...

'Slush funds' are a common business practice.

Anonymous said...

Maybe this is mr terry himself?or just another "tesco spokesperson with no name";-)
Anonymous said...
Show us the prove, or be sued :)

9:54 PM, October 29, 2007
Na, Don't worry, soon tesco doomsday is coming,the milk is already starting to go sour and they know it.
All these campaigns about stopping planning for new ugly sheds is one thing abut at the end of the day,tesco has a weak spot and thats the very thing that also fuels them."people" sooner or later tesco will devour itself in its own success,ok it will destroy all the once loved smaller businesses, but i am confident that people "will wake up" might not be in my generation but it will happen.
proof or no proof, we all know its happening and it's just a matter of time before "people" tescos lifeline realise its all got to stop.
I never shop with supermarkets of any description,they are roots of evil and my children will certainly NOT work for these monsters,because that what supermarkets are.

chris said...

Hello just being reading your comment's

yes i must agree about tesco
i have some real hard evidence that could more or less get them a massive fine

i work at tesco from an agency and i have video proof from a pen spy cam

i got lots of evidence on dvd's how long they keep frozen food's from the freezer

how much food they throw away

need to contact me my email is


Anonymous said...

it is true, I also know someone working in tesco who knows this is happening! SCUM!! Hopefully it bites them in the butt. Store planning from india... yeah that makes so much sense!

Hayley said...

Tesco Petrol stations should beaware that their petrol is watered down Today 15/01/09 i refilled my car at tesco Express in dunstable bedfordshire never again be careful

Anonymous said...

So what makes you think it is watered down?
where is the evidence?

Anonymous said...

of course it watered down u twat...all supermarket petrol is...why u think its cheaper it doesnt contain the cleaning detergent that BP ESSO etc add to their petrol to keep the engines running well.Buy supermarket fuel by all means but balance it with BP etc to clean the engine.....dontmake criticisms without being constructive....yes and what happens if tesco collapses...thousands lose their jobs and who will pay for them ...you the taxpayer...never read such utter crap...

Anonymous said...

Well done. What you are doing here is *IMO* admirable & brave. And they are expensive! £27 yesterday compared to £8 at Morrisons a fortnight ago for twice as much of the same stuff! If only all the local shops hadn't shut down I wouldn't have to go at all... Hmm

Anonymous said...

Having worked out of their Harlow distribution depot for 2 years I have seen things at their filthy shops that would make people cringe.There was also some sort of scam going on at the Black Notley development about 10 years ago.It was quickly hushed up.Tesco are rancid vermin.

Anonymous said...

i am a single parent looking for work i tried to get a job at the new tesco,s branch in yeiwsley they gave me three interview,s got my hope,s up and because i could only do part time they said no i find this totally unexceptional and feel like i have been discriminated against if i was a foreigner then i proberly would,ve got a job i,ve worked for sainsbury,s in the past so have had experience go to hell tesco,s

Anonymous said...

I have no time for tesco head office. they are corrupt and treat suppliers like scum. Two members of their staff were knowingly envolved in bringing a business to its knees. Along with two corrupt directors. They took their payment in turkish sex!!!!!!!!!!!!! You know who you are.

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