Monday, February 24, 2020
Patent

Amazon awarded patent for wristband to track workers

Amazon has been awarded a patent for a smartwatch-like wristband which tracks its warehouse workers movements.
M&S store closures

468 jobs at risk as M&S announces 14 store closures

Marks and Spencer has announced plans to close down 14 stores in the latest phase of its turnaround plan.
B&Q job cuts

B&Q to swing axe on 200 HQ jobs

B&Q is slated to cull 200 head office jobs as part of a cost cutting drive and restructure.
Palmer & Harvey

400 more jobs axed at Palmer & Harvey

Hundreds more jobs have been cut at the collapsed supplier Palmer & Harvey as it fails to secure a sale for part of the company
Sports Direct Primark

Sports Direct & Primark named and shamed for underpaying staff

Sports Direct and Primark have been listed in the government's latest list of minimum wage offenders.
Asda seeks new finance director ahead of stock market return

Plans to cut over 800 jobs announced at Asda

842 Asda staff may have their pay cut or face redundancy amid sweeping cost-cutting measures across the supermarket.
Glassdoor

Only 4 British retailers make Glassdoor’s top 50 places to work

Glassdoor has revealed its 10th annual Employees Choice Awards laying bare the best places to work in the UK in 2018.

Toys R Us questioned by Work and Pensions Committee as pensions deficit tops £18m

Toys R Us UK has come under fire from the Work and Pensions Committee which has raised concerns over its £18.4 million deficit.
Palmer & Harvey

Palmer & Harvey’s pension deficit tops £80m as PPF steps in

Palmer & Harvey’s pension deficit is being assessed by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) after it was revealed that it tops £80m
Retail salaries

Retail salaries rose 7.3% in the last year

Retail salaries rush ahead with a 7.3 per cent increase over the last year as unemployment reaches a record low.

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