The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on all businesses – regardless of their size or employee headcounts. Now, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson putting in place a month-long lockdown in England, testing times lie ahead for many businesses. While businesses operating in the same sectors or industries would usually be doing their best to ward off competition, Simon Halkyard, Head Office Talent Acquisition Manager at Asda, wrote on LinkedIn that “now is the time for businesses to support each other”. His words come after a public social media post from the fast-food chain Burger King in which the firm can be seen telling consumers to buy from some of their competitors as well as from them – including McDonald's, KFC, Subway and others. The social media...
Access all our great content with a FREE myGrapevine account
- Personalise your topic feed
- Free access to premium content
- One-click registration for webinars and downloads
- Save your favourites
- Exclusive offers
* By registering you agree that you have read and agree to our Terms and Conditions and that Executive Grapevine International Ltd and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content and products.
If you find yourself asked to register again, please make sure that your browser cookie is enabled.
We would like you to become part of Executive Grapevine and join one of the fastest growing and engaged online communities of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs in the UK. Thousands of our readers, people just like you, have already registered with Executive Grapevine and we would like you to join in - its FREE!
However, an EU regulation coming our way means that to continue hearing from us, you will need to become a registered user. No matter the outcome of BREXIT, this regulation will apply to us while we remain in the UK and perhaps beyond.
Access across the Executive Grapevine site will continue to be free of charge once you register.
Every reader we retain, is very important to us, and we would appreciate you taking the time to Register with us now.