Monday, August 26, 2019
Apprenticeship Levy funding

Over £3b in Apprenticeship Levy funds remain unused

Over £3 billion in Apprenticeship Levy funding in the UK remains unused, despite support for the system from employers.
Asda pay

Asda loses landmark equal pay court battle

Asda has lost a long running court battle over equal pay at the Court of Appeal this morning.
Shop Direct redundancies

Redundancies loom as Shop Direct reviews 225 HQ staff roles

Shop Direct has entered into consultation with 225 head office staff members and confirmed some redundancies would be made.
Lidl expansion

Lidl creates 400 jobs with new warehouse

Lidl has created 400 new jobs with the opening of its latest regional distribution centre in Doncaster. 
Debenhams job cuts

EXCLUSIVE: Debenhams eyes 60 job cuts at support centres

Debenhams has started a consultation period with support centre staff which could result in around 60 redundancies.
Tesco Thailand

9000 jobs at risk as Tesco confirms fresh round of cuts

Tesco has announced plans to simplify operations on the shop floor, subsequently placing 9000 jobs at risk.
Aldi

Aldi remains UK’s best-paying grocer by increasing worker’s pay

Aldi now boasts being the UK's best-paying supermarket by increasing the hourly rates of pay for store colleagues. 

Retailers & staff remain unaware of Apprenticeship Levy

New research has revealed that over half of employers and employees in retail businesses are failing to grasp the Apprenticeship Levy, indicating that businesses...
salaries

Major retailers now have to justify bosses’ salaries

Major UK retailers will now have to justify bosses' salaries as part of new rules that have come into effect.
Retail jobs

164,100 retail job losses expected in 2019 as high street woes set to worsen

Retail job losses are expected to rise nearly 20 per cent in 2019 leading to more than 160,000 job losses.

Feature Resource

Guide to international expansion in retail

Think Big. Think Global. That's the Key Message for Retailers Today The current retail market in the UK is challenging but some retailers are still managing...