Retail

12 months of 2019: December

It's been an eventful year for HR-related issues hitting the headlines. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings

Asda workers to protest over contract changes

As retailers face pressure due to a hike in prices of goods and a weak pound, more employers could seek to change terms and conditions over the coming months

Hot topic: Violence against retail workers

?A survey by The British Retail Consortium found that more than 100 retail workers were attacked every day at work last year

Workers in declining sectors holding out for redundancy pay

?A third (34%) of UK workers at the sharp end of changing labour demands are waiting for redundancy before switching careers, according to Learning People

Asda equal pay victory has "widespread repercussions" for HR

As Asda workers win a landmark case over equal pay, legal experts warn HR to prepare for wider pay reporting obligations

The 12 months of 2018: August

It's been an eventful year for HR-related issues hitting the headlines. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings

The 12 months of 2018: April

It's been an eventful year for HR-related issues hitting the headlines. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings

House of Fraser sale prompts worker rights concerns

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has agreed to buy House of Fraser for £90 million, prompting concerns around the future treatment of workers at the department store chain

Demand for retail staff drops amid high street crisis

The majority of sectors registered higher permanent staff vacancies than temporary ones in April, except retail