Sports Direct value plummets £400m as sales stall and controversy grows over staff pay
The results came as Sports Direct was forced to defend working conditions at its vast Shirebrook depot in Derbyshire. Chairman Keith Hellawell said the staff-checking process had been “streamlined”. But Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner said: “Gulag working conditions have no place in 21st-century Britain.”
More on this story can accessed at the Daily Mirror online.
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Sports Direct is no aberration: Dickensian conditions are now the daily experience of many UK workers.
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