Saturday, March 24, 2018

Toys R Us questioned by Work and Pensions Committee as pensions deficit tops £18m

Toys R Us UK has come under fire from the Work and Pensions Committee which has raised concerns over its £18.4 million deficit.
Palmer & Harvey

Palmer & Harvey’s pension deficit tops £80m as PPF steps in

Palmer & Harvey’s pension deficit is being assessed by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) after it was revealed that it tops £80m
Retail salaries

Retail salaries rose 7.3% in the last year

Retail salaries rush ahead with a 7.3 per cent increase over the last year as unemployment reaches a record low.

Waterstones makes “good money” as it prepares to open 5 stores in next 4...

Bookshop Waterstone's is set to open five new stores over the next month as it touts its insulation “from the wider retail economy” amid its search for a buyer.

100 jobs axed amid Pentland restructure

100 jobs are set to be axed at Speedo, Berghaus and Boxfresh owner Pentland Brands amid a group restructure, according to Drapers.
Living Wage

Lidl matches living wage guidelines, becomes highest-paying supermarket

16,000 Lidl employees are set to receive a pay rise as the supermarket pledges to meet new guidelines published by the Living Wage Foundation.
David metcalf

Sir David Metcalf calls on government to embargo poor practice factories

Director of labour market enforcement Sir David Metcalf has called on the government to embargo UK factories which fail to pay workers a minimum wage.
Job cuts

Retail job cuts now the highest since records began

Retail job cuts have hit their highest rate since records began nearly a decade ago thanks in part to automation and wage increases.

390 jobs axed at New Look

390 jobs have been axed at fast fashion retailer New Look amid efforts to rebalance levels of senior and junior staff.
North West

Amazon creates another 1200 jobs in the North West

Amazon is set to open its third fulfilment centre in the North West of England, creating thousands of jobs and bringing the retailers investment in the UK to £6.4 billion since 2010.

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