As of April 2017, all companies with a pay bill of over £3 million have been forced to pay into the apprenticeship levy.
Retail agency workers are being kept on temporary contracts for extended periods of time, with 40% staying for over a year.
Dixons Carphone has reportedly offered a lifeline to staff at rival retailer Maplin.
Retail stock values have taken a massive £1.3 billion hit in recent days amid the collapse of Maplin and Toys R Us.
Maplin has officially fallen into administration after talks with potential buyers collapsed at the eleventh hour yesterday.
Toys R Us UK has officially fallen into administration after weeks of teetering on the brink of 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 are facing the chop at online fashion retailer Missguided as it launches a redundancy scheme.
Aldi has become the second major grocer to publish its gender pay gap statistics revealing a better than average disparity.
UK retail sales continued to slow the throughout February while retail employment continued to drop.