Tesco to pay Christmas bonus as Lidl ups hourly wages

Tesco has saved £200m per year through energy efficiency

Grocery giants Tesco and Lidl have handed their staff pay fillips ahead of the crucial Christmas trading period.

Britain’s biggest grocer Tesco is to pay all of its workers in stores, warehouses and its customer engagement centre a 10% bonus for hours worked over Christmas and New Year, while Lidl is investing £8m to hike the hourly rates of pay for 20,000 frontline workers. 

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