Essay on Business Audit of Greggs: Bakery Retailer in United Kingdom

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Greggs
Introduction
History on Greggs
Greggs plc is a bakery retailer in the United Kingdom; the Company has approximately 2,000 shops, supplied by approximately 10 regional bakeries. Greggs is owned by John Gregg, who set up the business in 1951, when he opened a small bakery on Gosforth High Street. Ian Gregg then took over the family business in 1964, where the business developed a reputation for good quality and great value. The business had expanded to over 260 shops by 1984, and today they have nearly 1,600 shops and are planning to open 600 shops over the next few years.

There is a range of fresh bakery goods that Greggs offers to their customers, such as sandwiches and drinks in its shops. In addition to this it also provides
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Greggs
Introduction
History on Greggs
Greggs plc is a bakery retailer in the United Kingdom; the Company has approximately 2,000 shops, supplied by approximately 10 regional bakeries. Greggs is owned by John Gregg, who set up the business in 1951, when he opened a small bakery on Gosforth High Street. Ian Gregg then took over the family business in 1964, where the business developed a reputation for good quality and great value. The business had expanded to over 260 shops by 1984, and today they have nearly 1,600 shops and are planning to open 600 shops over the next few years.

There is a range of fresh bakery goods that Greggs offers to their customers, such as sandwiches and drinks in its shops. In addition to this it also provides frozen bakery products to its wholesale customers. The Company's operations are managed through an integrated supply chain, with over seven retail regions. Greggs are passionately about making great quality, delicious tasting food that customers can enjoy as part of a healthy and balanced diet.

a) Examine the business practices of your chosen organisation and consider whether these activities demonstrate responsible corporate behaviour.

When discussing responsible practices within businesses it is important that these are carried out throughout each of the business sectors, these include the Marketing sector, Operations, Human Resources and the Finance sector. I will be investigating the practices that Greggs have put in to place for
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