Wednesday, October 17, 2018

John Lewis reveals “better jobs” supplier trial

John Lewis has unveiled plans to promote better jobs within its supplier network as part of plans to prioritise workers’ concerns. According to Drapers, the...

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.

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.
Ikea weekend

Ikea UK implements one weekend off in four initiative

The UK arm of Ikea has announced that all of its 10,400 retail co-workers are now eligible for at least one weekend off in every four.
AS Watson

AS Watson to create 1000 new jobs at Superdrug, Perfume Shop & Savers

The high streets could soon see 1000 new job opportunities on the market as retail giant AS Watson confirms plans to open 88 news...
living wage

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...

Feature Resource

What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...