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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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Sir Keir Starmer calls for action on jobs in Wales visit

Image caption Sir Keir Starmer: “Devastating job losses announced at Airbus show how high the stakes are” Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer is to make his first visit to Wales since winning the party leadership. He will visit an aerospace research and manufacturing facility in Flintshire, following July’s announcement of major job losses at Airbus in Broughton. Before Thursday’s visit,… Read more →

Sir Tom Hunter: Social distancing rules could mean mass job losses

Image caption Sir Tom Hunter has warned governments against “hiding” behind science when considering reopening businesses Leading figures in business have warned of mass unemployment in Scotland when the furlough scheme ends. Scotland’s first ever billionaire, Sir Tom Hunter urged the Scottish and UK governments against “hiding” behind scientists to keep “nonsensical” social distancing measures in place. He called for… Read more →