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Retail sector calls on government to act on violence and abuse

A group of businesses and trade bodies representing the retail sector have written to the Home Secretary and other government ministers, calling for more to be done to tackle widespread violence and abuse against shopworkers. The letter, signed by retailers and groups including the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS), British …

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Co-op calls for action to tackle attacks against shop workers

The Co-op today (Thursday June 20) called for stronger protection for shop workers in the face of rising attacks. The latest quarterly figures from the supermarket chain show 2,500 incidents of verbal abuse and anti-social behaviour across the UK, with 600 violent incidents over the same period. One in four …

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Tesco announces record 10.5% pay rise for store staff

Tesco has revealed details of a new pay deal for hourly paid store staff. Hourly rates will increase by 10.5% over the next two years, from the current rate of £7.62 to £8.42 an hour by November 2018. The pay will increase in three stages: from £7.62 to £8.02 in …

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