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John Lewis cuts hundreds of jobs amid online shift

Shared from on 24 February 2017

'Structural change' in retailing prompts department store chain to axe nearly 400 roles.

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Amazon plans 5,000 new jobs in UK

Shared from on 20 February 2017

Online retail giant Amazon has said it will create 5,000 new full-time jobs in the UK this year.

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Asos to hire 1500 in London as it revamps Camden headquarters

Shared from on 13 December 2016

Online fashion retailer Asos today hailed London’s “special” mix of talent as it announced plans to hire 1,500 staff for its Camden headquarters.

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Sick Amazon ‘elves’ face sack

Shared from on 11 December 2016

Workers for the online retail giant Amazon are being threatened with the sack if they take four days off sick, even if they have a doctor’s note

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Sick Amazon ‘elves’ face sack

Shared from on 11 December 2016

Workers for the online retail giant Amazon are being threatened with the sack if they take four days off sick, even if they have a doctor’s note

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Amazon to create 1,000 jobs in Manchester at new fulfilment centre

Shared from on 9 March 2016

Online retailer is setting up first such centre in north-west England and will be recruiting staff over next three years

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Black Friday: John Lewis bans staff discounts for online sales

Shared from on 30 November 2015

John Lewis banned staff from using their discounts online on Black Friday. Staff were told they would still be able to use their discounts in store but that they would be temporarily suspended online.

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Black Friday: employers fear online shopping will spur productivity meltdown

Shared from on 10 November 2015

Almost 8000 employers have called a leading employment law consultancy in the last three days after being overwhelmed by holiday requests for November 27, or Black Friday.

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Amazon workers face ‘increased risk of mental illness’

Shared from on 25 November 2013

A BBC investigation into a UK-based Amazon warehouse has found conditions that a stress expert said could cause "mental and physical illness".

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