Monday, September 25, 2017
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Government urged to increase national living wage to £8.45

The government is being urged to extend the national living wage to all workers and to increase rates to reflect the rising cost of...
Co-op employment agency

Employment agency used by Co-op faces legal action

An employment agency that supplies drivers for the Co-op supermarkets is facing legal action due to alleged "bogus self-employment" practices.

Asda, DFS, Harrods beat other retailers in Certified Top Employers list

Asda, DFS and Harrods have all just been recognised as three of the UK’s top 78 employers on the Top Employers Institute’s annual list...

M&S appoints David Guise as new HR director

Marks & Spencer has named David Guise as its new group HR director, who will be moving back to the UK after spending four...

Yoox Net-A-Porter announces new HR director

The Yoox Net-A-Porter group has appointed Deborah Lee as its new chief people officer. Starting her new role in January 2017, Lee will be...

Tesco proposes new agreement with dairy suppliers

Britain’s biggest supermarket is sourcing a new deal with dairy farmers, whereby every three months the retailer will review the price it pays for...

Misery for Mike Ashley as Rangers rebel

Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has moved to have Ibrox boss Dave King arrested. It has been reported that Ashley took King to court...

Unilever becomes 2000th accredited living wage employer

The Living Wage Foundation has announced that there are now over 2,000 accredited Living Wage employers across the UK. This doubles the number of...

Aldi raises wages while keeping prices low

Already credited for its treatment of staff and generous wages, the German discounter Aldi has pledged to increase minimum rates of staff wages further....

Everything you need to know about the Consumer Rights Act

Today the Consumer Rights Act comes into force, applying to all retailers. So what does this mean for your business? What does the Act...

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