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The chief executive of Sainsbury's has urged the Chancellor to reduce the burden of National Insurance (NI) to help boost job creation and the economic recovery.

Sainsbury's boss calls for NI cut to reduce jobless and help recovery

The chief executive of Sainsbury's has urged the Chancellor to reduce the burden of national insurance to help boost job creation and the economic recovery.

Simon English: Sainsbury's may be victim of its success if it starts looking like the local bully

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The supermarket hailed a solid sales performance in a challenging environment today

Sainsbury's profits rise by 5%

Sainsbury's continued to show its rivals a clean pair of heels today after it reported a 5% rise in half-year profits to £373 million.

Sainsbury's creates 5,000 extra seasonal jobs

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Supermarkets to cut petrol by 2p

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