Worker’s ‘reward’ Argos worker who came up with idea which saved company over £1.5million is thanked with £10 gift voucher : Sun.

Delivery driver Mark Heslehurst suggested Argos vans only fill up using Sainsbury’s petrol stations following the supermarket giant taking them over last year.

AN Argos worker who came up with an idea which saved the company more than £1.5million received a £10 gift voucher as a thank you.

Mark Heslehurst, 52, sent a list of suggestions after the catalogue business was taken over by supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.

Single dad Mark, of Middlesbrough, has been at Argos two years

Single dad Mark, of Middlesbrough, has been at Argos two years

Workers at Argos were asked to send emails to chairman, Mike Coupe, with their money saving suggestions

Workers at Argos were asked to send emails to chairman, Mike Coupe, with their money saving suggestions

All staff had been asked to email ideas to chairman Mike Coupe and delivery driver Mark’s included Argos vans using Sainsbury’s petrol stations only.

The idea was introduced and a manager said the savings would be “about £1.5million”.

Mark, who earns the minimum £7.50 an hour, said: “It did seem quite an obvious thing to do but I guess ideas can get over-looked.

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