The government has warned rogue bosses that it plans to impose tough measures on large employers’ supply chains that breach labour market laws, particularly those in the fashion, construction a

The Government has announced that from January 2018 “unfair fees” applied to the use of credit and debit card payments will be banned. Currently, retailers and brands can charge consumers

Plans to extend retail Sunday trading hours may be supported by London's retail workers, but must also now face opposition from a group, known as Keep Sunday Special. The government has been given a

Andy Street, managing director of department store John Lewis, has been named as a lead non-executive director of the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), and will advise governmen

Large firms in the UK will be forced to publish details on the amount awarded in bonuses to male and female employees as part of proposed legislation by David Cameron to “eradicate” gende

The government is inviting retailers to have their say on its plans to relax current Sunday trading laws by giving local authorities the power to allow stores to open for longer with the launch of a

The UK government has been called on to provide more support to retailers and address the alarmingly growth of unsuitable clothing consumption by an academic at the University of Leeds. Elizabeth Mor

National minimum wage will increase by 20 pence an hour to 6 pounds 70 pence from October, the largest real-terms increase in the National Minimum Wage since 2008. The announcement means a 3 percent

The Low Pay Commission, the independent body that advises the government on the minimum wage, is recommending that the adult rate is increased by 3 percent, from 6.50 to 6.70 pounds an hour. If th

Swedish fashion giant H&M is listed among the 37 firms which have been 'named and shamed' by the government for failing to pay hundreds of UK staff the national minimum wage. The list is said to