Aldi has today announced a Christmas bonus for its amazing colleagues, as a thank you to those who have worked tirelessly on the frontline throughout this challenging year. Store and distribution colleagues will receive a 10% bonus for November, which will be paid in December ahead of Christmas.
The announcement recognises the efforts of over 35,000 colleagues who have worked to keep the nation fed during an unprecedented year.
Giles Hurley, Chief Executive Officer, Aldi UK and Ireland said: “This year has been a difficult one for so many and our colleagues have worked tirelessly to ensure the nation continues have access to high quality affordable food. This bonus is a gesture of our appreciation for our amazing Aldi colleagues who have shown incredible resilience and dedication throughout 2020.”
Aldi, the UK’s fifth-largest supermarket, will return the full value of the business rates relief it has received during the pandemic. Over £100m will be paid back to the UK Government and the Devolved Administrations.