Central functions

  • Corporate Affairs

    The eyes, ears & voice of our business, responsible for protecting and enhancing our reputation and setting our sustainability agenda.


  • Human Resources

    Finding the best people to take us forward, while taking very good care of the 50,000 already in the family. Giving every colleague the chance to surpass their own expectations.


  • IT

    Developing smart technologies and tools that lower costs and simplify everyday tasks so that we can all work better every day.


  • Health, Safety & Environment

    Our number one operational priority. From overseeing food safety to ensuring all the products and services we supply are fit for purpose. HSE are setting the standards that keep everyone safe.


  • Marketing

    Bringing our brands to life so our clients and customers fall in love with them. Driven by insight, and in charge of our digital presence, packaging, site décor, concepts, launches and promotions.


  • Legal

    Safeguarding our good name and partnering with teams around the business to ensure we always operate within a legal framework.


  • Support Services

    Single-handedly keeping the business running smoothly, as the first point of contact for any number of queries. Our administrators are some our very best subject matter experts!


  • Finance

    Making sure our vast company stays on track – and is profitable! Our finance team are at the very heart of our company, helping us manage and report on how we’re performing and to budget correctly for all parts of the business.


  • Sales

    The engine behind our growth – retaining today’s clients, while securing tomorrow’s. It’s fast paced and hugely rewarding, working with our operators to deliver the very best bids and tenders, and interacting with clients and suppliers to keep those partnerships strong.


  • Commercial

    Sourcing the best ingredients, at the best price, from suppliers we trust. £1 billion in spending power, 800 trusted suppliers, 6,000+ busy locations and 11,000 quality products. Just a hint at the vastness of what our Foodbuy team manages. It’s about getting the right products in place, at the right time, and at the right price. And no two days are ever the same.


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