Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Quiz

Quiz chief commercial officer banned from director role in Spain

Quiz chief commercial officer Sheraz Ramzan has been banned by the court from acting as a director in Spain after its subsidiary entered into insolvency proceedings in the country.
fire and rehire employment rights law workers GMB union retail contract

The controversial approach of “fire & rehire” in retail

Retail Gazette talks to employment lawyers to discover why the controversial fire & rehire approach appeals to retailers.
John Lewis

John Lewis to allow flexible working for all head office staff

The parent company of John Lewis and Waitrose, John Lewis Partnership has confirmed it will introduce flexible working for all staff at the company’s head offices.
The retail trade union Usdaw is urging the government not to lift safety measures in stores as part of the release of Covid restrictions set to take place from July 19th.

“This is not the time to water down safety in stores,” Usdaw says

Usdaw urges the government to keep safety measures in place in stores as part of the release of Covid restrictions set to take place from July 19th.
100 UK retailers demand new laws against retail violence

100 UK retailers demand new laws against retail violence

The UK’s leading retailers have written to the Prime Minister calling him to support an amendment to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill that would tackle escalating violence and abuse against retail workers.
Clarks staff mull strike action amid fire & rehire plans

Clarks staff mull strike action amid fire & rehire plans

More than 100 Clarks staff members are considering strike action amid reports that the footwear retailer is set to carry (...)
Harrods Maria Milano

Harrods head of womenswear buying to exit

Harrods head of womenswear and childrenswear buying, Maria Milano has reportedly announced her resignation and will be leaving the business later this year.
100 UK retailers demand new laws against retail violence

Parliament urged to make attacks on shop workers a specific criminal offence

MPs are urging the government to make attacks on shop staff a specific criminal offence amid a “rising tide of violence and (...)
Co-op

Co-op launches new pregnancy loss policy

Co-op has pledged that it will offer staff who have experienced pregnancy loss flexible paid leave and time off for medical appointments, in an effort to support them.
Asos Topshop

Asos to make redundancies at Topshop

Asos has reportedly confirmed it is axing roles across its Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge brands, which will affect almost 40 jobs.

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Supermarket Report: COVID-19 & Operational Shifts in Europe

The pandemic is reshaping the grocery retail landscape. Our Supermarket Report delivers key insights on evolving consumer behaviours and looks into sustainable solutions to...