Saturday, July 31, 2021
gender pay

Aldi the latest major retailer to release gender pay gap statistics

Aldi has become the second major grocer to publish its gender pay gap statistics revealing a better than average disparity.
retail employment

Retail employment declines for 5th consecutive quarter as sales slow

UK retail sales continued to slow the throughout February while retail employment continued to drop.
gender pay

New Look and John Lewis reveal double-digit gender pay gaps

New Look and John Lewis have followed Tesco in becoming the first major retailers in the UK to publish their gender pay reports.
jobs

Lidl creates 700 more jobs as expansion drive intensifies

Lidl is set to create 700 new jobs in the UK as it drives forward with plans to open 50 new stores this year.
Primark

Primark fined nearly £50,000 in transgender discrimination ruling

Primark has been reprimanded and forced to pay nearly £50,000 in compensation to a former transgender employee.

13% of retail workers imagined killing their bosses, study says

Retail has been revealed as the most miserable industry to work in, according to a new study on attitudes towards bosses.
Patent

Amazon awarded patent for wristband to track workers

Amazon has been awarded a patent for a smartwatch-like wristband which tracks its warehouse workers movements.
M&S store closures

468 jobs at risk as M&S announces 14 store closures

Marks and Spencer has announced plans to close down 14 stores in the latest phase of its turnaround plan.
B&Q job cuts

B&Q to swing axe on 200 HQ jobs

B&Q is slated to cull 200 head office jobs as part of a cost cutting drive and restructure.
Palmer & Harvey

400 more jobs axed at Palmer & Harvey

Hundreds more jobs have been cut at the collapsed supplier Palmer & Harvey as it fails to secure a sale for part of the company

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