Marks and Spencer joins retailer race to attract HGV drivers


Marks and Spencer is to pay new HGV drivers a £2,000 sign-on bonus in a bid to ensure against empty shelves this summer, as the driver shortage crisis continues. The retailer’s offer tops Tesco’s recently announced incentive of a £1,000 bonus for new drivers, announced last week, but falls behind that of Gist’s offer of a £5,000 bonus, revealed yesterday (2 August). Gist counts M&S as one of its top customers. Other supermarkets promising bonuses and pay rises include Aldi, […]