Nov 28, 2017

Tesco fraud trial hears 'no evidence' of bullying claims

Three former executives were investigated over their alleged role in a £246m Tesco accounting scandal. In September 2014 Tesco said it had over-estimated profits by about £246m. Mr Rogberg was "Outside the circle of knowledge" of a report prepared in the run-up to this announcement, known as the legacy paper, Mr Purnell said. Mr Purnell described Tesco's management as being a similar size to the "Civil service of a medium-sized country". "The way in which Tesco was organised at this time was to place various different functions in various different geographical areas," he told jurors at Southwark Crown Court. Mr Rogberg, Chris Bush, Tesco's former UK managing director, and John Scouler, its food commercial head, all deny the charges.

Read the full story

 Related companies

Make a complaint about Tesco by viewing their customer service contacts.