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HMRC threatens Iceland with £21m minimum wage bill Subscription

02 Jan 2019 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The Times reports that Iceland has been threatened with a £21m bill by HM Revenue & Customs after it accused the retailer of breaching minimum wage rules.


Living wage report notes 'pressing concern' of wage costs

28 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

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

26 Nov 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

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 Subscription

12 Nov 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

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

08 Nov 2018

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

05 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

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?

25 Oct 2018 | By Megan Tatum

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 Subscription

23 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

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 Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

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 Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

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 Subscription

05 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

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

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Amazon to increase its minimum wage across the UK

03 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Amazon said 17,000 employees and 20,000 seasonal workers would benefit from the new UK rates


City snapshot: Morrisons faces £1bn equal pay claim Subscription

12 Sep 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Law firm Leigh Day has announced it is seeking equal pay compensation for female Morrisons workers that could add up to more than £1bn. Tesco readies Jack’s announcement and all the latest news from the City.

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ACS report reveals £814m spend on convenience stores Subscription

11 Sep 2018 | By Andrew Don

Some 365,000 people are employed in mainland UK’s 46,262 convenience stores

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Salary transparency can both alienate and inspire employees

09 Aug 2018 | By Jonathan Fitchew

Whether or not you should strive for salary transparency is entirely dependent on the context of your business

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Sainsbury's to respond to union on pay in two weeks Subscription

09 Aug 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Supermarket held talks with the Unite union yesterday

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Sainsbury's to hold talks with Unite union over pay proposals Subscription

07 Aug 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Sainsbury’s retail and operations director Simon Roberts said he was proud of the pay deal

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Deliveroo calls for self-employed riders to be allowed holiday pay Subscription

23 Jul 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Deliveroo is calling for a ‘charter for secure flexible work’

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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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