Marks & Spencer hires hundreds more online staff ahead of digital Christmas

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Marks & Spencer is to hire 500 extra seasonal staff in online distribution in expectation of high Christmas demand as Covid restrictions continue.

The recruitment of fixed-term contract staff at M&S’ online distribution centre Castle Donington comes on top of the creation of 400 permanent roles in July.

Together, the hirings mean the retailer will have increased staff numbers by 30% year on year to approximately 4,000.

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