Tag : employment
As the role of the store manager becomes increasingly experiential, Drapers explores how this crucial customer-facing position is changing.
A fashion for flexibility: the new way to workSubscription
Flexible working and the need for a good work/life balance is an increasingly hot topic, particularly among millennials. Drapers digs into balancing fashion and flexibility.
Record reduction in retail employmentSubscription
Hours worked in retail in the third quarter fell by 4.2% year on year, a British Retail Consortium survey has revealed.
Industry hits out at Brexit workforce flightSubscription
Retailers and manufacturers have criticised the lack of certainty surrounding Brexit, which has resulted in some European Union workers leaving the UK, causing a skills gap and workforce shortage.
Retail’s digital revolution and the collapse of BHS have been blamed for a fall in the number of people employed by the retail sector.
Facing the threat of a post-Brexit talent drainSubscription
Five months on from the triggering of article 50, research shows UK companies are finding it harder to recruit from Europe as Brexit looms. Drapers looks at the impact on fashion
The debate over how to eradicate poor employment practices in some UK factories flared up again this week, prompting retailers and manufacturers to call for more support from the government.
Fashion multiples are shifting their workforce strategies, and reducing the number of roles, to manage growing costs, fluctuating currency rates and improvements in technology.
Number of retail jobs declines Subscription
The number of full-time jobs in retail fell by 3.3% in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year, research from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) indicates.
Taylor Review may hit zero-hours contractsSubscription
Large retailers using temporary contracts or agency staff in their supply chains could face employment law changes brought in by The Taylor Review.