J. Sainsbury's PLC

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J. Sainsbury's PLC Introduction For this unit I have chosen to do J Sainsbury's PLC. I have chosen to do this because I work part-time there and information on human resources is easy to access. In this portfolio I will show how important HR is to a large company and how it operates within a business to make it more efficient. Sainsbury's is one of the leading food retailers in the UK, and also operates property and financial services. The company started in 1869 when John and Mary Ann Sainsbury set up a grocery in central London down Dury Lane selling basic foods such as dairy and poultry products. Sainsbury's have now grown into a large company serving over 11 million customers in over 450 stores and 60% of stores are located in town centres. Sainsbury's employ over 145,000 people including their savacentres which consist of 60% part-time and 40% full-time. The largest stores have over 23,000 products 40% of which are Sainsbury's own brand that sell a wide range of products and to compete they have entered area such as in store bakery, restaurant, coffee shop, delicatessen, meat and fish counters, pharmacies and petrol stations to make a one stop place for food. Mission Statement ================= Their mission statement is "Our mission is to be the consumer's first choice for food, delivering products of outstanding quality and great service at a competitive cost through working 'faster, simpler and together" Sainsbury's HR Department ========================= Human resources is the managing of recruitment, retaining and
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