Ikea defends staff pay freeze amid “significant” slump in sales


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 […]