Monday, October 21, 2019

Sainsbury’s becomes highest paying grocer as 130,000 staff get pay rise

Sainsbury’s has announced a 15 per cent pay rise for its store staff, raising the base rate of pay from £8.00 to £9.20 per hour.
Apprenticeship levy

Is the apprenticeship levy working?

As of April 2017, all companies with a pay bill of over £3 million have been forced to pay into the apprenticeship levy.
agency workers

Retailers accused of using agency contracts to undercut wages

Retail agency workers are being kept on temporary contracts for extended periods of time, with 40% staying for over a year.
Dixons Carphone Maplin

Dixons Carphone offers jobs to staff of embattled rival Maplin

Dixons Carphone has reportedly offered a lifeline to staff at rival retailer Maplin.
retail stock values

£1.3bn wiped off UK retail stock values in worst week since financial crash

Retail stock values have taken a massive £1.3 billion hit in recent days amid the collapse of Maplin and Toys R Us.
Maplin administration

Maplin officially falls into administration

Maplin has officially fallen into administration after talks with potential buyers collapsed at the eleventh hour yesterday.
Toys R Us

3000 jobs at risk as Toys R Us UK officially enters administration

Toys R Us UK has officially fallen into administration after weeks of teetering on the brink of collapse.

Thousands of jobs at risk as Maplin & EWM rescue talks collapse

5700 jobs are on the brink of being lost today as both Maplin and Toys R Us are poised to call in administrators.

Dozens of jobs at risk as Missguided suffers from “tough market”

Dozens of jobs are facing the chop at online fashion retailer Missguided as it launches a redundancy scheme.
gender pay

Aldi the latest major retailer to release gender pay gap statistics

Aldi has become the second major grocer to publish its gender pay gap statistics revealing a better than average disparity.

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