Saturday, September 18, 2021
BRC has called on the UK government to act immediately on violence and abuse against shop workers.

BRC calls on government to protect shop workers against abuse

The British Retail Consortium has called on the UK government to act immediately on violence and abuse against shop workers.
jobs

Jobs market recovery remains below pre-pandemic levels, ONS warns

New research has shown that employers have added a record 241,000 staff to their payrolls in August, taking the total number of payroll employees to 29.1 million.
Morrisons

Morrisons to cut sick pay for unvaccinated staff

Morrisons has faced backlash for its "dangerous and retrograde step" in cutting sick pay for unvaccinated staff, as it hopes to encourage jab uptake.
Screwfix has launched a recruitment drive to find hundreds of employees for its new distribution centre sites

Screwfix launches recruitment drive for new distribution centres

Screwfix has launched a recruitment drive to find hundreds of employees for its new distribution centre sites
Costa Coffee has announced that all 14,500 of its store team members in UK company-owned stores will receive 5% pay increases.

Costa Coffee announces 5% pay rise for its 14,500 UK team members

Costa Coffee has announced that all 14,500 of its store team members in UK company-owned stores will receive 5% pay increases.
Halfords becomes the first listed retailer to replace locked pay with flexible pay

Halfords switches to flexible pay cycle in financial wellbeing push

// Halfords becomes the first listed retailer to replace locked pay with flexible pay //10,000 employees will get financial education, budgeting and savings, built around...
The ongoing global staffing crisis has driven an unprecedented rise in companies offering welcome bonuses, with retailers leading the pack. 

454% rise in roles offering welcome bonuses as staffing crisis continues

The ongoing global staffing crisis has driven an unprecedented rise in companies offering welcome bonuses, with retailers leading the pack. 
John Lewis

John Lewis faces criticism over “poverty wages”

The John Lewis Partnership has faced complaints of "poverty wages" after the suspension of staff bonuses.
Asda

Asda loses two senior executives

Asda has reportedly seen two members of its executive team depart with immediate effect.
Amazon is offering yet another incentive for its warehouse staff as it continues efforts to attract and retain staff amid record vacancies.

Amazon launches £50 “attendance bonus” to workers who show up on time

Amazon is offering yet another incentive for its warehouse staff as it continues efforts to attract and retain staff amid record vacancies.

Feature Resource

Tips to Unlocking the D2C Opportunity

Clicking With Consumers: Gaining the D2C advantage to connect the end-to-end retail experience 2020 fast-tracked the digital plans of many brands; forcing businesses of all...