Latest human resources news
Supermarkets are cutting back on hours worked and equivalent full-time jobs in retail fell in the second quarter despite growth in store numbers.
Ted Baker has appointed long-serving group finance director Lindsay Page as its chief operating officer.
Burberry has attempted to clarify why it has awarded a £440,000 allowance to newly appointed boss, Christopher Bailey.
Retail news round-up on July 7, 2014: Mothercare faces increased takeover bid, Burberry attempts to clarify boss Christopher Bailey’s payout and The Body Shop full-year sales and profits jump
Sports Direct investors have voted in favour of rewarding owner Mike Ashley with a bonus through a new share scheme.
Human resources analysis
There are few more polarizing events in the calendar of a chief executive than the Annual General Meeting - and June’s job moves show staff often feel the consequences as well.
Succession planning can be make or break for retailers - as Sainsbury’s gears up for change at the top, will its new leaders be good enough?
Human resources comment
Proposed zero-hours reform tips scales back in employees’ favour, but what can retailers do to keep themselves out of the media glare?
One of the things I think really sets the retail industry apart is the potential for people to progress.