Former Palmer & Harvey staff awarded compensation

Staff are now in line for a payout worth eight weeks gross pay

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How motivated will Waitrose partners be when the bonus is 3%?

Would they rather JLP spent the money from the rebrand on a bigger bonus?


Jobs at risk as Accolade Wines kicks off 'major strategic review'

The wine supplier is moving all of its European operations to the UK

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Equal pay disputes: what does latest ruling mean for retailers?

Lawyers warn of 30,000 claims and more spilling into retail beyond supermarkets. So what should businesses be doing?

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Media Bites 14 Feb: Morrisons, Eat, Heineken

Morrisons is facing a fresh equal-pay claim from store staff

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Retraining schemes and incentives needed to combat job losses

‘We agree the rise of automation will result in short-term job losses but that over time there will be increased productivity’

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'Huge win' for Asda workers in equal pay dispute

Lawyers taking action against Asda said the judgment was a major step forward in the fair pay battle


City snapshot: Tesco reportedly to 'cut up to 15,000 jobs' by axing fresh food roles

Tesco to embark on a fresh round of cost-cutting, Ocado and M&S in secret talks and the rest of the news from the City

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Aldi increases basic hourly store wages

The new rate exceeds the Living Wage Foundation’s recommended ‘real living wage’ of £9.00 per hour nationally


Living wage report notes 'pressing concern' of wage costs

Report recognises that 75% of convenience retailers are reducing the number of hours that they employ staff for

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Diageo hails year of progress as it narrows gender pay gap

Diageo has consistently outranked other FTSE100 players when it comes to gender diversity

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Tesco faces massive equal pay claim as hearing begins

More than 8,000 workers are challenging the retail giant on equal pay

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There's a strong business case for paying the living wage

Rewarding employees fairly can be a driver for growth

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Lidl raises basic pay to £10.55 in London and £9 elsewhere

The latest in a series of pay rises by the discounter marks an increase of 30% for London staff and 25% for those outside the capital

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Modern slavery: the human cost of cheap food?

MPs have hit out at supermarkets for not tackling human rights abuses in their supply chains. So what solutions do they propose?

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Morrisons faces payout to staff after losing data leak appeal

After the hearing Morrisons immediately set out its intention to appeal to the Supreme Court

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Wages and operating profits jump at Aldi

Average headcount at the discounter has increased by 10% to more than 33,000, while profits rose 26%

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Unite considers legal action against Sainsbury's in pay row

Base pay for Sainsbury’s shop floor staff increased last month but other changes caused take-home wages to fall for some

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Poundstretcher on drive to recruit ex-Poundworld staff

The retailer will employ almost 1,000 new staff, most of which will be ex-Poundworld