Ikea said its decision not to give staff a pay rise this year reflected its focus on protecting key workers’ livelihoods, as it battles “one of the most challenging times” in the company’s history. It was responding to claims by the GMB union that 300 key workers at IKEA’s distribution centre in Fletton Parkway, Peterborough, were set to lose hundreds of pounds a year after it pulled out of the Living Wage pledge. The union said key workers, who worked […]
A lot has happened since I last interviewed Wincanton chief executive James Wroath (pictured) back in January. The upshot being that we’re now chatting from our homes via Zoom rather than sitting in the back office of a Sainsbury’s depot in north London.
WH Malcolm saw pre-tax profits rise by more than half last year but warned that the Covid-19 pandemic will have an adverse impact on the company’s performance this year, despite a strong performance from its logistics division in the food and drink sector during lockdown.
Small and medium sized hauliers hit by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a government-guaranteed loan of up to £50,000 from next week.