Tag: living wage

BP forecourt
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BP recognised as Living Wage employer

The Living Wage Foundation has formally accredited forecourt operator BP as a UK Living Wage employer. BP employs...

Sajid Javid
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Both Tories and Labour pledge wage rises for low-paid workers

The Government has revealed it plans to raise the living wage, which currently sits at £8.21 per hour,...

Nicola Sturgeon at Stoats factory
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Living Wage landmark for Stoats

Scottish oats company Stoats has been accredited as a Living Wage employer and, as the 1,000th company in...

Leigh Sparks
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Real cost of employment is £9.66 per hour, says SGF

The real impact of rising staff costs for the independent convenience store sector has been revealed in new...

John Lee
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Abandon living wage rises, SGF urges next government

The Scottish Grocers Federation is calling on whichever parties form the next UK government to prioritise holding down...

John Lee
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SGF highlights impact of living wage on retailers

The National Living Wage (NLW) is one of the biggest issues facing independent retailers. SGF recently met with...

Kate Salmon, Keith Brown, Eddie Lynagh
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SWA praises Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme

The President of the Scottish Wholesale Association has described the new Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme (AWRS) as a...

George Osborne
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Don’t forget the indies, NFRN warns Chancellor

The NFRN has written to Chancellor George Osborne asking him not to ignore the needs of small and...

Jobcentre
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SGF fears over Living Wage

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation (SGF) has voiced its concerns about the increase in unemployment in Scotland revealed yesterday...

Newsagents' magazine display
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Independent retailers warn of pressures of the national living wage

Almost one in eight newsagents will close due to the national living wage, according to an NFRN survey....