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Amazon announces 1,000 warehouse jobs for UK

Online retail giant Amazon has announced plans to expand its British operations and hire a further 1,000 members of staff to keep up with demand at its UK warehouses.

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Wal-Mart to stop providing healthcare for some part-time staff

US retailer Wal-Mart have announced that it will stop giving healthcare benefits to various part-time employees in America, as the cost of these services is increasing.

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Tesco could offer redundancy to 70 Irish managers

Tesco has announced that it intends to offer some Irish departmental managers voluntary redundancy, saying around 70 jobs may be affected.

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Sports Direct still flying high under Ashley

Sports Direct is still flying high financially, and majority shareholder Mike Ashley's reign of success shows no signs of slowing.

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John Lewis staff handed 15% annual bonus

Once again the John Lewis Partnership has awarded its 91,000 members of staff with an annual bonus worth 15 per cent of their salaries.

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Pets At Home staff could hit £120m jackpot with upcoming IPO

Staff at Pets At Home are likely to be eagerly awaiting news of the company’s impending stock market debut as it emerges that employees who bought shares in the company when it was taken private are poised to get a payout averaging £240,000 each.

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Waitrose to hire 2,000 more staff for 2014 openings

Waitrose is set to announce on Thursday that it will hire 2,000 more members of staff to cover the 26 new store openings it has planned for 2014.

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John Lewis to hire more than 2,000 Christmas temps
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John Lewis on Tuesday announced it will recruit more than 2,000 temporary members of staff as sales assistants in the run up to Christmas. The department store chain, which operates 43 stores across Britain, said applications are now open for roles from Scotland to Exeter, with positions available across the retailer’s Christmas shop, furnishing accessories, homeware, fashion and electricals.

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John Lewis to pay £40m to staff over pay calculation error
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John Lewis has announced it will pay out £40 million to 69,000 members of staff after a review of its holiday pay policy found staff had not been paid correctly. According to the Telegraph, the department store and Waitrose supermarket owner said it realised staff who were entitled to premiums for working on Sunday or bank holidays had “not been paid correctly under the working time regulations legislation”, and would be in line for a pay-out.

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Tesco launch new campaign to capture the retailer's passion for food
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Tesco staff are set to star in the supermarkets new advertising campaign depicting Tesco’s “passion for food”. The campaign, set to launch on Sunday under the strapline ‘Love Every Mouthful’, was constructed with advertising agency W+K, and will be present on a number of platforms including television, print, digital, cinema and social media.

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