Tag: staff

pound coins
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£11.97: the real cost of the National Living Wage

A study by the University of Stirling in collaboration with the SGF has discovered that the true cost...

extreme weather: snowbound cars
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Businesses encouraged to treat workers fairly in extreme weather

A new charter is encouraging employers to treat workers fairly and be mindful of their safety if they...

Sales graph
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Reality bites at Woodlands after record-breaking month

Hugely disappointingly, sales at Woodlands have fallen back to something approaching their more usual levels after our nearest...

Upward-trending sales graph
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Celebrating our most profitable month ever!

Thanks to the temporary closure of the store around the corner, Woodlands Local celebrated its most profitable month...

mortar boards
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Scotland offers ‘highest graduate salaries’

With hundreds of thousands of students graduating this year and retailers always on the lookout for talented management...

Woodlands chiller
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20% sales increase – but there’s a catch

The last couple of weeks at Woodlands have been phenomenal with sales increases of over 20% – but...

Woodlands local convenience store
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Tough decisions to take at Woodlands

As Woodlands Local parts company with its store manager and the options for choosing a new supplier narrow,...

fingers crossed behind back
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Half of shopworkers are CV liars, says Adzuna

Don’t be too alarmed if you can smell smoke in your store – it’s probably someone’s pants catching...

shouting man
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Laws required to protect retail staff, says union boss

Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett has called on the Government to introduce legislation to provide an additional...

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A month of staffing issues and record numbers

It’s been another mixed month at Woodlands Local as our staffing problems continue, yet our core team keeps...