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Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak visits Boots Head Office for Treasury Connect event

17 June 2022
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Boots was delighted to host Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak today at its head office in Nottingham, where hundreds of team members had a chance to hear more from the Chancellor and ask him questions.

The visit was organised by HM Treasury as part of a series of events it runs to connect with people across the UK, focussing particularly on Industry

As part of the event, the Chancellor hosted a Q&A session, where 50 Boots Team Members from its stores, pharmacies, warehouses and support office could ask a series of quick fire questions around Government funding. Topics covered included the chancellors view on working from home becoming a permanent fixture, how the Government is addressing the impact on high street/city centre shopping, and what more is being done to support families dealing with cost of living pressures.

After the Q&A event, the Chancellor sat down to meet six of the 60 young people who joined Boots on the Kickstart scheme, and visited one of Boots high street stores in Beeston where he spoke to a Boots Pharmacist about the role that pharmacists play in providing healthcare in the community in support of the NHS.

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Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer. Its mission is to be the first choice for pharmacy, health and beauty - caring for people, customers and communities everywhere.

With over 53,000 team members and 2,247 stores, ranging from local community pharmacies to large destination health and beauty stores, Boots serves its customer and patients’ wellbeing for life.

Boots is the UK’s number one beauty destination and largest pharmacy chain providing dispensing and essential healthcare services, and it offers an unrivalled depth and breadth of product offering including its innovative portfolio of brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin. For over 170 years, Boots has listened, learned and innovated, and it continues to challenge itself to improve its products and services every day.

Boots is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, which is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail.  More company information is available on boots-uk.com.

 

*Figures as of 31 May 2022