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Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia ‘sorry’ after notice pay row

Image copyright Getty Images Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire has apologised after claims it would pay some head office staff only half of their notice pay. Arcadia, whose High Street brands include Topman, Topshop and Dorothy Perkins, said it was “extremely sorry”. All affected employees would get full pay, the firm said. The Unite union, which had threatened legal… Read more →

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Travelodge proposes new deal to end landlord row

Image copyright Getty Images Budget hotel business Travelodge is to propose a new restructuring plan that it hopes will end a row with landlords and protect thousands of jobs. The company wants landlords to agree £144m of temporary rent cuts on its 564 sites in return for fresh investment. Travelodge, whose backers include Goldman Sachs, has refused to pay rent… Read more →

Coronavirus: Row over BA staff future deepens

Image copyright Getty Images British Airways is in a bitter standoff with unions over sweeping proposals to restructure its business. As well as proposing to make up to 12,000 staff redundant, BA also wants change pay and conditions for its workforce. This restructuring could include pay cuts and worse conditions for some staff, while others could benefit. Pilots union Balpa… Read more →