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£40m plan to tackle modern slavery launched

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has set out a plan to spend £40 million of government funding to tackle modern slavery in the UK’s supply chains. Ahead of the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on Saturday, Mordaunt disclosed her plans to help over 500,000 people vulnerable to modern slavery in the UK, The Independent reported

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Mothercare goes into the red as losses deepen

Mothercare’s finances have taken a dramatic turn as it plunged into loss during its half year, despite a rise in like-for-likes in its UK market. The global maternity and babycare retailer swung to an adjusted loss before tax of £700,000 in the 28 week period ending October 7, compared to a profit of £5.9 million in the same period the year before






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5 Minutes With Chris Webster, Managing Director, Oliver Sweeney

Nice move with Oliver Sweeney launching a new referral marketing campaign. Can you describe what it entails






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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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Grocery shopping is no longer a one-stop experience

Multiple-stop shopping is a throwback to the first half of the 20th century before the modern supermarket, USA Today reports.






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