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

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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

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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.

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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%

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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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