Wednesday, January 23, 2019

200 management roles slashed in B&Q restructure

B&Q has announced plans to undertake a restructure which will scrap overnight replenishment leading to the loss of 200 roles.

Amazon raises minimum wages 19% boosting 37,000 workers pay

37,000 Amazon staff are set to receive a pay increase as the retail giant increases its minimum wage by nearly 20 per cent.

H&M slammed for failing to pay garment workers living wage despite promises

H&M has been slammed by garment industry group Clean Clothes Campaign for failing to pay suppliers a living wage.

Poundworld employees launch employment tribunal claim

Over 180 former Poundworld employees are calling for compensation following the retailers collapse.
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Morrisons could face £1bn equal pay case

Morrisons is the latest retailer facing an equal pay battle as its workers seek compensation for an alleged gender pay gap. Law firm Leigh Day...

408 jobs axed at Fenwick as profits dive 93 per cent

421 jobs have been slashed at department store Fenwick as its profits dive-bombed nearly 100 per cent.
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150 jobs safe as House of Fraser’s Telford Centre store rescued from closure

150 jobs have been saved at House of Fraser as its new owner Sports Direct announced its regional flagship will remain open.

Former Co-op director Sam Walker tells tribunal she was sacked over equal pay

Former Co-operative Group executive Sam Walker has alleged she was sacked from the business after she raised concerns over equal pay, according to a...
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COMMENT: The secret to maximising employee satisfaction in retail

Unhappy employees are less productive and can cost billions, so staff satisfaction levels need top priority for retailers.

9000 ex-BHS staff to receive bulk of pensions

Trustees of the BHS pensions fund have finally come to a deal that will give 9000 former staff some long-awaited reassurance over their pension...

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The Psychology Of Ecommerce

New Year, New You, New eCommerce Tactics? It's far from unusual to see sales slump after the holidays. The beginning of a new year often...