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tesco redundancy payments mistake

Tesco asks former staff to return redundancy overpayments

Former Tesco staff who were made redundant last month have been asked to return redundancy sums that were overpaid to...

Staffline shares slump following six-year minimum wage underpayment

18 Jun 2019

Staffline, one of the biggest recruitment and training agencies in the UK, has seen its shares tumble after PwC delayed...

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Wahaca backtracks on charging waiters over unpaid bills

17 Jun 2019

Mexican-style street food chain Wahaca has altered its policy on making serving staff pay part of the bills of customers who leave without paying.

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Sainsbury’s fails to get equal pay claim struck out

11 Jun 2019

The equal pay claim being pursued by hundreds of Sainsbury’s staff can continue to be heard, an employment tribunal has...

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Proportion of workers in low-paid roles at a 40-year low

30 May 2019

The government is on track to eliminate low pay by the middle of the next decade, analysis has found.

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Shop staff verbally abused or assaulted once a fortnight, union claims

30 Apr 2019

A retail union has urged the government to better protect shop workers from violence and verbal abuse, after it emerged...

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Will the Waterstones Living Wage petition make a difference?

10 Apr 2019

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

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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

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

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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