Monday, January 24, 2022
John Lewis

John Lewis to pay full sick pay regardless of Covid vaccination status

John Lewis has reassured staff that they will receive full sick pay regardless of their Covid vaccination status.
Covid restrictions sign

Business groups react to the end of ‘Plan B’ restrictions

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced an end to all Covid-19 restrictions he introduced in a bid to combat the Omicron variant next week.
Primark

Primark warns of job losses as sales impacted by store closures

Primark has recorded a rise in sales during the crucial Christmas trading period but remained behind pre-pandemic levels.
inflation

Surging inflation wipes out pay rises, ONS says

New research has shown that UK workers saw their pay rises wiped out by surging inflation late last year.
Morrisons

Morrisons confirms sick pay cut for unvaccinated workers

Morrisons has confirmed it has cut sick pay for unvaccinated workers who have to isolate after being exposed to Covid-19.
ASOS’ first ever economic impact report reveals its total impact in the UK grew to £1.8bn in 2019-20 

ASOS to boost UK economy by £3.8bn as it releases its first-ever economic impact...

ASOS has released its first-ever economic impact report, featuring new analysis highlighting the scale of its contribution to the UK economy.
WHSmith has been plunged into a major pay row with investors amid heightened tensions over boardroom rewards

WHSmith faces investor pay revolt amid cost-of-living crisis

WHSmith has been plunged into a major pay row with investors amid heightened tensions over boardroom rewards.
Tesco has revealed that around 13,000 temporary Christmas staff have been kept on to help it cope with staff absences due to Covid-19.

Tesco keeps on 13,000 temporary workers due to surging Omicron absences

Tesco has revealed that around 13,000 temporary Christmas staff have been kept on to help it cope with staff absences due to Covid-19
Pret a Manger is increasing pay for the second time in four months, in what it has called its biggest ever pay increase

Pret a Manger to increase pay for second time in four months in £9.2m...

Pret a Manger is increasing pay for the second time in four months, in what it has called its biggest ever pay increase.
Asos posts an uplift in Christmas sales across the UK and US, but says supply chain issues drove “heightened clearance activity” over the festive period

ASOS takes a hit from Omicron as supply chain costs soar

Online fashion giant Asos said it suffered from the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus as supply chains were squeezed.

Feature Resource

The State of Digital Marketing

Mapp is running a 5-min survey to assess how companies in the UK have reshaped their marketing strategies during 2021 and their priorities for 2022. Why should...