Saturday, August 15, 2020
Boohoo review garment workers

Barrister issues public call for evidence on Boohoo working practices

Boohoo has launched an independent review into allegations of unacceptable working conditions at factories operated by some..
Plastic bags waste recycling

Plastic bag usage drops 59% since 2019, research finds

New research has found that the use of plastic bags in England has dropped by 59 per cent in just a year as shoppers reused..
Primark launches clothing recycling scheme across all UK stores

Primark rolls out clothing recycling scheme across UK stores

Primark customers can now recycle any brand of pre-loved clothes, textiles, footwear and bags at any of the retailer's 190 stores
factory workers united nations

Retailers urged to drop Chinese supply chain over forced labour concerns

Retailers have been criticised for sourcing their clothes from factories in Xinjiang, China, which was recently accused by the..
BRC factory workers boohoo scandal

Retailers call on government to investigate UK fashion supply chain

Fashion retailers including the likes of New Look and River Island alongside 50 MPs, have written to the government..
Asos Nick Beighton covid-19 factory workers

Asos mulls taking action against suspicious Leicester supplier

Asos is reportedly mulling taking action against a Leicester supplier after finding its factory to be in breach of its ethical..
Aldi plastic waste plastic packaging Giles Hurley

Aldi pledges to scrap over 2 billion plastic items

Aldi has pledged to remove over two billion single items of plastic as it aims to cut down on plastic packaging.
BRC carbon emissions Peter Andrews

20 retailers to cut carbon emissions ahead of government target

At least 20 retailers have pledged to cut their carbon emissions, ahead of the government's target of net-zero by 2050
Waitrose relaxes guidelines on wonky veg to help farmers

Waitrose relaxes guidelines on wonky veg to help farmers

Waitrose has announced it will relax its size and shape guidelines for the carrots, parsnips and asparagus it buys from UK farms.
M&S Marks & Spencer Peta

M&S to remove animal wool as pressure mounts

Marks & Spencer has pledged to remove alpaca wool from future product developments after animal rights organisation Peta..

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8 Tips to Ensure Great Employee Experience in Times of Crisis

We know 2020 has been a challenging year for workplaces around the world. To help you cope with disruption, we've put together an eBook offering 8...