Retail

Will the Waterstones Living Wage petition make a difference?

Waterstones staff campaigning for the “real” Living Wage have delivered a petition with more than 9,000 signatures to the bookseller’s...

Tesco boss: Apprenticeship levy is too inflexible

29 Mar 2019

The CEO of the UK’s largest retailer has slammed the apprenticeship levy for being too inflexible and “open to abuse”.

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Supermarket workers earn most in retail sector

28 Mar 2019

Supermarket workers earn the best rates in the retail sector, according to new analysis from Incomes Data Research.
At a...

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John Lewis bonuses hit lowest level since 1953

7 Mar 2019

A slump in profits has seen the John Lewis Partnership cut its staff bonus to the lowest level in 66 years, the retailer has announced.

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Ted Baker commits to cultural change after resignation of founder

4 Mar 2019

Fashion retailer Ted Baker has said it is determined to learn lessons and ensure that its staff feel respected and...

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Retail workers face highest risk of redundancy

27 Feb 2019

Retail workers are more likely to be made redundant and endure a significant period of unemployment than workers in any...

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Walmart staff file gender discrimination case

18 Feb 2019

Almost 100 women in the US have filed a gender discrimination claim against retail giant Walmart, alleging they have been...

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Morrisons faces fresh equal pay claim

14 Feb 2019

“Thousands” of current and former Morrisons shop floor staff are claimed to be in the process of bringing an equal...

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Jobs under threat as market woes strike NPower and Oddbins

1 Feb 2019

Energy giant Npower, one of the UK’s six largest energy providers, has announced plans to cut 900 jobs.
The Swindon-based...

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Court of Appeal: Asda workers can proceed with equal pay claims

31 Jan 2019

The Court of Appeal has ruled that Asda store workers can compare themselves to warehouse workers in their long-running equal...

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Tesco ends speculation and announces job cuts of 4,500-plus

28 Jan 2019

Tesco has announced changes that will impact 9,000 staff, as it continues its “turnaround” strategy to reduce costs in response...

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Tesco faces unfair dismissal claim after fraud case acquittal

25 Jan 2019

Tesco is to be sued for unfair dismissal by a former executive who last month was cleared of false accounting...

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Retail jobs threat continues as Patisserie Valerie collapses

23 Jan 2019

Around 900 staff are expected to be made redundant at Patisserie Valerie, as a rescue deal failed to save the...

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Low Pay Commission hails effect of national living wage rises

27 Nov 2018

Up to five million workers this year saw their pay rise after increases to the national living wage (NLW) were...

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Sir Philip Green named as businessman in sexual and racial harassment scandal

25 Oct 2018

Billionaire named as the man at the centre of the "British #MeToo" scandal...

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