Tag : minimum wage
Karen Millen and value footwear retailer Shoe Zone are among 179 businesses to have been “named and shamed” by the government for failing to pay the minimum wage.
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.
John Lewis makes £36m minimum wage provision Subscription
John Lewis has made a £36m provision for potential costs of paying the national minimum wage, as it systems may not comply with regulations.
UK retailers have cut the jobs of at least 3,700 low skilled workers, as businesses seek to find cost cutting measures ahead of the new minimum wage.
Government must do more to help businesses cope with the rising cost of wages, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has argued.
Asos rejects MP’s claims on working conditions Subscription
Asos has denied allegations made by Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith that conditions at its warehouse are similar to those of Sports Direct, which has recently been criticised for its poor working practices.