All news articles for August 27, 2013

McCarthy claims there are signs of a rising incidence of zero-hours contracts in the food industry

Union slams food industry zero-hours contracts

By Rod Addy

Zero-hours contracts in the food industry are on the rise and unions believe firms are using them to press workers into accepting longer hours and lower pay and avoid employment costs.

Mark Allen earned £328,751 from the share sale to buy a new family home after his recent divorce

Dairy Crest boss sells shares after divorce

By Mike Stones

Dairy Crest chief executive Mark Allen has netted £328,751, after selling shares in the firm to fund the purchase of a new family home following his recent divorce.

Stobart's interim financial statement announced 'solid performance' and a new chairman - Iain Ferguson

Stobart announces ‘solid progress’ and new chairman

By Mike Stones

The diversified logistics firm Stobart has announced “solid progress” in the first half of its financial year and the appointment of a new chairman in a pre-close trading statement, ahead of its interim results.

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