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H&M denies incinerating tonnes of unsold usable clothing

H&M has been accused of burning tonnes of unsold items every year, flying in the face of its widely-publicised sustainability drive.

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Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell due in court

Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell is due in court today to answer charges relating to the sale of the collapsed department store chain. The Pensions Regulator has accused Chappell of failing to comply with notices issued under Section 72 of the Pensions Act 2004 . The regulator said they requested he provide information for the investigation on three separate occasions: April 26 and May 13 last year and February 20 this year






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Habitat and John Lewis remove products connected to child labour

Habitat and John Lewis have stopped selling certain granite worktops after it was revealed that child labour and slavery may have been used to mine them. Findings from a new study conducted by the India Committee of the Nederland’s (ICN) revealed that many of India’s major granite mines violated labour and human rights laws






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£1m fine for Aldi after employee loses toes in “life changing” accident

Aldi has been fined £1 million following an accident which saw a delivery driver fracture all the toes on his left foot, leading to two being amputated. On Friday, the budget retailer pleaded guilty in Derby Crown Court to two offences relating to health and safety breaches and has been forced to pay out a substantial fine, according to The Derby Telegraph. On his second week working for the grocer, the victim sustained the injuries while operating a powered pallet truck.






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Tesco-Booker fast track accepted as probe gets underway

The Competition Markets Authority (CMA) has said today that it believes the merger between Tesco and Booker could harm competition and will now commence a 24-week in-depth probe. The news follows a request from Tesco and Booker to “fast track” the investigation which was accepted by the CMA






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