Friday, December 14, 2018
M&S store closures

M&S workers’ union “shocked” at threat of further store closures

The union representing Marks & Spencer staff has expressed shock at news it more stores and jobs cuts were on the horizon.
Poundworld job cuts

242 jobs cut as Poundworld closes 25 stores

Poundworld’s administrators have announced the closure of 25 stores placing hundreds of jobs on the chopping block.

840 redundancies due as Calvetron brands fails to find buyer

Calvetron Brands is set to close all of its concessions amid its administration, leading to nearly 1000 job losses.
job cuts

Retail workers make up bulk of 50,000 job cuts so far this year

The current challenges facing the high street has played a significant role in contributing to the 50,000 job losses this year.
Travis Perkins update

Wickes takes on 900 new colleagues from B&Q in recruitment drive

Wickes is set to take on 900 new colleagues who have lost their jobs at rival B&Q.

Lidl creates 300 jobs in Scotland

Lidl is set to create 300 new jobs across across five new stores in Scotland as it drives ahead with its expansion plans.

Bonmarché to axe 140 jobs

Bonmarché is set to slash 140 store assistant jobs while reviewing staff contracts as it enters into a consultation process.
Sainsbury's staff pay

Sainsbury’s handed 124,000-strong petition against staff pay changes

A petition with almost 124,000 signatures backing Sainsbury’s staff who'd be worse off under contract changes has been handed in.

Redundancy: What will happen to retail’s growing unemployed?

Retail redundancies are growing at an alarming rate, but why is but why is this happening and what can be done to change it?
Sainsbury's pay

Theresa May urges retailers to lift pay standards

Theresa May has urged retailers to provide competitive wages and bonus schemes for staff amid Sainsbury's contracts controversy.

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