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Unite warns of ‘bread drought’ if Kingsmill drivers strike Subscription

15 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

West Bromwich personnel are being balloted in response to a ‘paltry’ pay offer from Allied Bakeries


Deliveroo wins legal battle to treat riders as self-employed

15 Nov 2017 | By Emily Bright

The Central Arbitration Committee yesterday ruled Deliveroo’s drivers were not entitled to holiday pay or minimum wage

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Lidl UK to increase basic wage from £8.45 to £8.75 from March

06 Nov 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer said the move would make staff the highest paid supermarket employees in the UK

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Asda launches e-vouchers scheme to reward staff Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The Asda Stars programme allows colleagues to earn rewards and nominate each other for recognition…

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Mutti and Conserve Italia reassure over labour practices Subscription

31 Oct 2017 | By Kevin White

De Rubertis Rita, a grower in Puglia, southern Italy which supplied tomatoes to the Italian food giants, has been linked to alleged labour abuses


Morrisons liable for data breach say staff in High Court action Subscription

09 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Employees are seeking to prove that Morrisons was liable for the huge data breach in 2014 by Andrew Skelton

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BRC warns over Brexit impact to retail employees Subscription

09 Oct 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Consumers will “pay the price” unless the UK “provides certainty” for people from the EU working in retail in the UK and agrees an immigrations system “fit for future”, according to the British Retail Consortium.

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Unilever mulls Norwich factory exit for Colman’s, after Britvic move Subscription

03 Oct 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Unilever has announced that it is considering the potential closure of its Norwich factory after plant co-owner Britvic said it is to exit the site

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Britvic to close Norwich factory to ‘improve efficiency’ Subscription

03 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The plan to close the facility by late 2019 will affect 242 jobs

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Cadbury workers given two-year pay deal to 'counter inflation'

20 Sep 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Workers at three of the brand’s UK sites will get a 3.2% pay rise backdated to April, and increased maternity pay

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Tesco, Aldi and Asda accused of exploiting Bangladeshi workers

19 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

A Mail on Sunday investigation claimed workers received as little as 25p an hour in a factor producing Aldi clothing

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Morrisons faces biggest-ever UK data breach class action Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A total of 5,518 current and former Morrisons staff are pursuing a claim for damages


Number of convenience sector jobs declines 5% in past year

06 Sep 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Increases in the national living wage and national minimum wage have ramped up pressure, says a new report from the ACS


Staff at two McDonald's outlets strike over contracts dispute

04 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

The two restaurants affected are in Cambridge and Crayford in southeast London

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Asda to appeal against tribunal gender equal pay ruling Subscription

01 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarket says pay rates in stores differ from pay rates in distribution centres for legitimate reasons

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If all jobs offered the same wages, what would you choose?

31 Aug 2017 | By Jennifer Baker

It’s an amazing statistic: most of us spend at least 50% of our waking hours at work, says executive coach Jennifer Baker

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New pay measures lack teeth - but they'll get people talking Subscription

30 Aug 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Executive pay will come under more scrutiny, even if government proposals are watered down

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Bidfood campaign gives Christmas Day back to hospitality workers

23 Aug 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Christmas Gift campaign asks customers to nominate those who will be working on Christmas Day or Boxing Day

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P&G accuses Nelson Peltz of serving “his own agenda” in plea to shareholders Subscription

14 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Procter & Gamble has accused activist investor Neslon Peltz of pursuing a seat on its board “to satisfy his own agenda” in a letter to shareholders requesting they vote down his board ambitions.



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