Tag : employment
Wages up despite slowdown in employmentSubscription
Average pay for British workers increased by 4% year on year in the three months to July, latest figures reveal.
Retail employment continues to fallSubscription
The total number of retail employees in the UK fell by 2.3% – equivalent to 72,000 jobs – in the second quarter of 2019, compared with 2018.
Retail jobs fall across the UKSubscription
The number of retail jobs on the high street dropped in every region of England, Scotland and Wales except London between 2012 and 2017.
Retail employment evades UK upliftSubscription
The retail industry has seen employment levels take a year-on-year downturn of 2.1% for the first quarter of 2019, having been faced with “unprecedented change in response to new technologies and changing customer behaviour”.
Retail job numbers declineSubscription
The number of people working in UK retail dropped 2.2% year on year in the final quarter of 2018, new figures have shown.
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.