Louise Lawrence

What's the law on equal pay?

15 Mar 2018 | By Louise Lawrence

Morrisons is the latest supermarket to face a potential hefty compensation claim 

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Moy Park and Tayto 'named and shamed' over underpayments

09 Mar 2018 | By Kevin White

Northern Irish businesses among 179 companies singled out by Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for underpaying staff

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Morrisons may face £100m equal pay claim says legal firm

09 Mar 2018 | By Andrew Don

Legal firm Roscoe Reid claims it has attracted “hundreds” of claimants


Usdaw activists target staff at seven Lidl distribution centres Subscription

09 Mar 2018 | By Emily Bright

The union has stepped up its campaign to be officially recognised by the discounter

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Sainsbury's to boost wages of in-store staff

06 Mar 2018 | By Andrew Don

The supermarket proposes to introduce the new base national pay rate from September, trumping Aldi’s £8.85ph….

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Asda pledges to appoint more women senior managers

01 Mar 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Asda’s median pay difference between all men and women employed by the company was 8.9%, the Walmart-owned supermarket revealed in its  Gender Pay Gap report

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Asda in talks over pension cuts protest by 2,000 NI workers

15 Feb 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Shopworkers union Usdaw is to urge Asda to think again after staff signed a petition against proposed pension cuts….

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Big enough to bite? Sales salary survey 2018 Subscription

14 Feb 2018 | By Megan Tatum

With salaries stagnating, roles more demanding than ever and a diminishing pool of talent, how to pull in the best?

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Female sales directors paid 38% less than men

09 Feb 2018 | By Megan Tatum

Real-time salary data showed male sales directors earn £138,885 on average while females in the same role earn £86,600

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Tesco faces massive equal pay claim from store staff

07 Feb 2018 | By Ian Quinn

If case against Tesco is successful the retailer’s final bill could be £4bn…

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Britvic to create 80 jobs through Rugby site investment

01 Feb 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The move, part of a broader £240m investment in the soft drink giant’s UK operations, will significantly ramp up production at the site

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Asda slammed over 'unfair' proposed pension cuts

25 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The Walmart-owned retailer is running a 60-day consultation on changes to its pension scheme

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Britvic launches A Healthier Everyday sustainability drive

12 Jan 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The initiative aims to help consumers make healthier choices, support the wellbeing of communities, and minimise Britvic’s environmental impact.

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Colman’s historic Norwich plant set to close in 2019

04 Jan 2018 | By Carina Perkins

The proposal follows a review by Unilever after Britvic announced last year it would cease operations at the shared site

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Britvic confirms exit from Norwich site

18 Dec 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Production of Robinsons and Fruit Shoot will be moved to Britvic’s sites in London, Leeds and Rugby


Ocado says driver pay rates may need to rise again Subscription

14 Dec 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The online grocer was forced to raise rates earlier this year in some areas to tackle problems with recruitment

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Morrisons vows to fight data leak compensation ruling Subscription

01 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer may be forced to make a large payout despite claiming it had done all it could to protect staff

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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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