Aldi has followed Tesco in boosting its drivers’ pay as the UK’s chronic shortage of HGV drivers continues. The supermarket chain confirmed this week it has increased wages but declined to say by how much. On its website’s careers page they are listed at between £14.15 and £15.34 per hour for day shifts, and £16.98 and £18.41 per hour for night shifts. The move follows Tesco offering drivers a £1,000 bonus for drivers who join before 30 September. Asda is […]
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