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In times of crisis, invest in your workforceSubscription
When times are tough, retailers need to invest in their workforce rather than cost cutting, say Nicola Broadhurst, partner, and Hollie Ryan, associate, at law firm Stevens & Bolton
Retail hit hardest by big business job losses Subscription
Brexit, online competition and a slew of Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) have been blamed for a 50,000 drop in jobs at Britain’s largest businesses in the last six months, with the retail industry hardest hit.
Amazon to hire a further 2,500 staffSubscription
Amazon is to invest in its UK workforce to create 2,500 jobs in a nationwide hiring spree.
Zalando replaces 250 marketing jobs with AISubscription
Zalando has cut around 250 marketing and communications roles, replacing staff with algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI).
Hundreds of Topshop/Topman store jobs at riskSubscription
Arcadia has confirmed a store management reshuffle at its Topshop and Topman chains that could result in hundreds of job losses.
Wolford announces further redundanciesSubscription
Austrian hosiery brand Wolford has cut 15 more staff positions at its headquarters in Bregenz as part of wider cost reduction measures.
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.
Hudson's Bay axes 2,000 jobsSubscription
Canadian-American department store Hudson’s Bay Company will lay off 2,000 jobs as part of a major reorganisation.
The retail workforce is facing “revolutionary” change and employers must adopt innovative strategies to reflect this, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) warned today.
Number of retail jobs continues to fallSubscription
The number of full-time jobs in the retail sector fell by 3.9% in the first quarter of 2017, compared to last year.
Retail industry worst for new job availabilitySubscription
Growth in the retail jobs market is the slowest of all the UK employment sectors.
M&S confirms plans to axe 525 head office roles Subscription
Marks & Spencer has confirmed it is consulting with employees on plans to cut around 525 head office roles as part of chief executive Steve Rowe’s turnaround plans for the struggling retailer.
Blue Sky ThinkingSubscription
The EFF are recruiting!
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