SHOP workers lobbied Leeds City Council yesterday over plans to change the way supermarkets’ Sunday opening hours are controlled.
The government plans to pass decision-making powers over the operating of Sunday opening hours to local authorities.
Supermarkets can open for...
Thursday 14th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
OPERATOR Webhelp is set to close two call centres in north-west England, ditching 700 workers and transferring their jobs to South Africa, bosses revealed yesterday.
Webhelp runs the call centres at Aintree and Bolton for Shop Direct, which owns the Very and Littlewoods brands.
Friday 4th Dec 2015
by Lamiat Sabin
Tuesday 10th Nov 2015
GOVERNMENT plans to devolve Sunday trading powers will cost almost 3,270 jobs, small retailers said yesterday.
The Tories’ blueprint will see decision-making on big stores’ Sunday opening hours handed to local councils.
But the Association of Convenience Stores...
Tuesday 13th Oct 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
SHOP workers expressed fears yesterday over the new 5p charge for carrier bags, warning that it could anger customers and lead to attacks.
A survey by shop workers’ union Usdaw revealed that more than 56 per cent were abused verbally over the last year, one-third were threatened,...
Tuesday 6th Oct 2015
Top Tory behind ‘workers’ party’ drive accused of hypocrisy
Friday 2nd Oct 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TORY plans to obliterate Sunday trading restrictions are a “betrayal” of the British people, Labour conference affirmed yesterday.
Chancellor George Osborne announced proposals to relax laws in this year’s Budget, saying such a move would generate more than £200...
Tuesday 29th Sep 2015
Neither No nor Yes motions passed
Wednesday 16th Sep 2015
SHOPWORKERS’ union Usdaw distanced itself from executive member John Barstow yesterday after he warned that Jeremy Corbyn was “an issue of concern for national security.”
Sussex-based Mr Barstow said the Labour leadership frontrunner should be opposed for being...
Thursday 27th Aug 2015
SHOP workers’ union Usdaw called yesterday for everyone who values their Sundays to reject the government’s trading law changes.
Under new proposals laid out in a consultation paper, local authority chiefs in England and Wales are to be given the power to relax laws...
Thursday 6th Aug 2015