The number of UK retail jobs have increased by 1,000 year on year, new data shows.

ONS figures show small boost to retail job numbers

The number of UK retail jobs have increased by 1,000 year on year, new data shows.
The Very Group, operator of online retailers Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, is set to create 30 new roles as part of the Government’s Kickstart scheme

Very to recruit 30 young people via Kickstart initiative

The Very Group, operator of online retailer Very.co.uk is set to create 30 new roles as part of the Government’s Kickstart scheme.
Staff shortage covid-19 pandemic lockdown reopening redundancies

How retailers can boost shop floor employment in an erratic climate

Retail Gazette looks at how retailers can combat staff shortages at a time when employment is most needed.
M&S customers from Northern Ireland could see higher prices if EU customs rules come into force later this year as planned

M&S stores in Halifax relaunch work experience programme 

Selected Marks & Spencer stores across West Yorkshire relaunch their work experience programme with The Prince’s Trust.
John Lewis Partnership offers equal paid maternity & paternity leave in UK first

John Lewis Partnership offers 6 months equal paid parental leave in UK first

The John Lewis Partnership has announced the introduction of six months of equal parenthood paid leave for any staff (...)
Tesco shop & warehouse staff given 2.7% pay rise

Tesco shop floor & warehouse staff given 2.7% pay rise

Big 4 grocery giant Tesco has announced a new pay deal for staff working on the shop floor and in customer fulfilment centres.
LVMH Bernard Arnault

LVMH sets up £30m employee assistance fund

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH has launched an employee assistance programme for its 150,000 employees.
Tesco

Tesco calls for legislation to protect staff from “abuse, threats and violence”

Tesco has joined the call for legislation to protect shop workers against increased incidents of "abuse, threats and violence".
Government announces new watchdog to protect workers’ rights

Government announces new watchdog to protect workers’ rights

The UK Government has announced it will create a new watchdog to protect the rights of workers and clamp down on (...)
2/3 shopworkers who report incidents say no help was provided

2/3 shopworkers who report incidents say no help was provided

Two-thirds of shopworkers who reported incidents of abuse or violence have suggested that no help was given to them (...)

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