Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Iceland

Iceland expands manufacturing arm with 90 new workers

Iceland has announced it is expanding its manufacturing division as it seeks to recruit almost 100 colleagues.
Pets at Home Groom Room

Pets at Home: “We currently have over 1,000 vacancies across the group”

Jane Beresford, group director of people partnering at Pets at Home, also revealed that flexible working requests have risen by 50%.
Clarks is reportedly in a dispute with a trade union over the alleged use of agency workers to cover strikers at its warehouse in Somerset.

Clarks accused of using agency workers to cover strike

Clarks is reportedly in a dispute with a trade union over the alleged use of agency workers to cover strikers at its warehouse in Somerset.
Clarks

Clarks CEO Victor Herrero exits to take on “broader responsibilities”

Clarks chief executive Victor Herrero has stepped down from the role just nine months after his appointment.
Morrisons takeover: boss says staff are safe

Morrisons boss: Jobs ‘safe’ after private equity takeover

Morrisons’ chief executive has insisted that “colleagues are safe” after the supermarket was taken over in a £7.1 billion deal.
The introduction of optional pronoun name badges for Marks & Spencer employees has been met with praise by staff.

M&S met with praise after introducing optional pronoun badges for employees

The introduction of optional pronoun name badges for Marks & Spencer employees has been met with praise by staff.
Ikea has revealed it will phase out plastic from consumer packaging by 2028 as it moves towards only using renewable or recycled materials

Ikea hands out Covid bonuses to worldwide staff

Ikea has announced it is awarding its worldwide employees a bonus for their contribution to the rise in online sales during the Covid-19 pandemic.
budget

Living wage set to increase in Wednesday’s budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to increase the national living wage to £9.50 in Wednesday's budget.
Tesco

Tesco to close living wage gaps in UK banana supply chain

Tesco has pledged a living wage across its UK banana supply chain in an effort to increase the pay of producers from early next year.

Feature Resource

The future of e-commerce payments

The rapid growth of online retail transactions is adding strain to legacy card payment systems that merchants have relied on for years. Meanwhile, open...