Argos employees from across the UK are to protest outside its new owner Sainsbury’s’ HQ next week, after the company failed to guarantee their futures within the business. More than 400 employees are due to be transferred to Wincanton next month, and Unite said it is concerned for its members’ futures with Argos across the whole of the UK after the company failed to guarantee it could safeguard workers’ terms and conditions. The union suggested the move could be the […]
Wincanton is now a “very different organisation” to what it was a few years ago, as the company increased turnover, more-than doubled pre-tax and continued to reduce its net debt in financial year 2013.
Wincanton has found home is where the heart is as customers in the DIY and home retail sectors drove growth at the operator. At the same time it has begun surgery to return its industrial and transport division to health.
Unite is to ballot staff at Morrisons over the supermarket group’s decision to outsource three northern transport hubs and vehicle maintenance operations to Wincanton.