Gavin Darby

Can Gavin Darby stand the pressure at Premier Foods? Subscription

15 Jul 2018 | By Alec Mattinson, Henry Saker-Clark

Oasis Management intends to vote against the re-election of Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby at the group’s AGM

Home Bargains

Home Bargains named and shamed for underpaying staff

09 Jul 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The government found Home Bargains had underpaid 6,743 workers by a total of £272,228.44

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Asda warned of £100m wage claim following Sainsbury's merger

11 Jun 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The GMB has said discussions have been held with Asda to call for parity of pay with Sainsbury’s staff

Mike Coupe

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe receives 46% pay boost Subscription

08 Jun 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe has been handed an annual pay package worth £3.43m after receiving higher performance-related bonuses during the year.

Sainsbury's staff

Sainsbury's confirms increase to hourly base pay rate

24 May 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The retailer said the move will give 121,000 store colleagues an average pay rise of 9.3%

Sainsbury's Staff

Sainsbury's bows to pressure on pay rate proposals

18 May 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The supermarket announced an increase to its base pay rate from £8 an hour to £9.20


Deliveroo to give all its employees share options

16 May 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The longer staff are employed by the company, the more shares they will be able to accumulate

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'Robot tax' would damage job creation, claims IEA in report

11 May 2018 | By Steve Farrell

It argues that such employment has grown because the UK labour market is less regulated than many other European countries

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Tesco CEO Dave Lewis’ pay up 17.5% to £4.9m

10 May 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The annual pay packet of Tesco CEO Dave Lewis rose 17.5% last year to £4.9m as the award of shares worth £971k boosted his earnings.

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Tesco's Dagenham DC workers to strike over pay Subscription

02 May 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Union Usdaw said it hoped the retailer would bring forward a “suitable offer” so industrial action can be averted

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Sainsbury's urged by union to withdraw proposed pay offer Subscription

01 May 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Unite has claimed employees had to sign new contracts ‘or be sacked’


McDonald's announces UK recruitment drive after 5.5% global sales growth in Q1 Subscription

01 May 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

McDonald’s has recorded positive sales growth despite concerns in the casual dining sector, and committed to recruiting 1,000 new managers in UK stores.

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Gender pay gap at UK's biggest supermarkets is 12%

27 Apr 2018 | By Megan Tatum

Data across the 10 largest grocers shows a gap of just below the national average at 12%

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Join up thinking to get results on gender diversity

26 Apr 2018

The gender pay gap has opened an interesting can of worms in wholesale

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Timewise report advocates offering flexible working

26 Apr 2018 | By Emily Bright

FWD members Booker, Blakemore, Bestway, Bidfood and JJ Foodservice all contributed to the study

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City snapshot: Retail staff numbers drop 2.5% in the first quarter Subscription

26 Apr 2018 | By Andrew Don

The British Retail Consortium has published its retail employment monitor for the first quarter, which shows total hours fell 3.2%, while the total number employed dipped 2.5%. Plus, trading updates from voucher provider Park, quarterly results from GlaxoSmithKline and Dr Pepper Snapple and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Mind the gap: gender pay in the food & drink sector Subscription

25 Apr 2018 | By Megan Tatum

Across all 10,353 businesses that shared their data for 2017, there was a mean average pay gap of 14.4%

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Commit to closing the gender pay gap

12 Apr 2018 | By Steve Parfett

I am delighted that Parfetts is one of the 8% of companies reporting a zero gender pay gap at the median level

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Sainsbury's pay deal will 'hugely impact' brand perception

10 Apr 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Proposed new contracts would remove paid breaks and performance-related bonuses

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Acas publishes new guidance on agency workers' rights

04 Apr 2018 | By Andrew Don

The new guide comes after the Acas helpline identified that at least one in four callers were not paid properly…

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