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Sports Direct ploughs £10m into improving employee wages following PR storm

on Dec 31, 2015 | 0 comments

By Jennifer Faull

Sports Direct will funnel £10m into raising its employees wages after £500m was wiped off its stock market value earlier this month (10 December) as the City’ reacted to the Guardian’’s expose on the working conditions among its warehouse staff.

Sports Direct announced the decision to the London stock market today (31 December), saying: ““Sports Direct International plc today announces that it has made a commitment that its directly employed UK employees and directly engaged casual workers will be paid above the national minimum wage from 1 January 2016.

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Source: The Drum