Union calls for investigation into Sports Direct bosses’ ‘performance-led culture’
Saturday 19th Dec 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
BILLIONAIRE Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley was labelled a “monster man” by Labour veteran Dennis Skinner yesterday.
The Bolsover MP poured scorn on the zero-hours baron as he told Parliament about his concerns with the retailer’s Shirebrook warehouse in his...
Tuesday 15th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley failed yesterday in his High Court bid to have Rangers chairman Dave King jailed for breaching a gagging order.
But a judge still has to rule whether or not King is in contempt of court for breaching confidentiality undertakings.
If he is, he...
Friday 11th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Sports Direct must face the wrath of government inspectors over alleged breaches of minimum wage law, unions urged last night.
Undercover reporters investigating the company were paid an average of just £6.50 an hour after their pay was repeatedly docked for minor offences.
Thursday 10th Dec 2015
Former directors join Sports Direct boss as first defendants against 1992 law
Thursday 15th Oct 2015
SHAREHOLDERS in zero-hours retail giant Sports Direct should ditch the company’s boss over “serious questions” about the company’s treatment of workers, trade unionists said yesterday.
The Trade Union Share Owners group, which holds a whopping £1.5 billion...
Friday 4th Sep 2015
KADEEM SIMMONDS was shopping for his son and was outraged by what he found
Wednesday 12th Aug 2015
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
CONDITIONS at Sports Direct are “akin to a workhouse,” the union representing staff at the company charged yesterday.
Unite is calling for precariously employed workers at the company’s main warehouse to be paid the living wage and moved onto permanent contracts.
Saturday 8th Aug 2015
POLICE searched billionaire Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct headquarters in Derbyshire yesterday as part of their ongoing investigation relating to Rangers.
The Newcastle United owner has close to a 9 per cent stake in the Ibrox club, and Sports Direct controls their retail...
Thursday 7th May 2015
SCOTTISH Labour leader Jim Murphy took his party’s election campaign pledge to end zero-hours contracts onto the streets of Glasgow yesterday at a Sports Direct store in Argyle Street.
Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell told MPs last week that 4,300 of the firm’s 19,000...
Saturday 4th Apr 2015