British retailer Sports Direct has reported a 29% slump in full-year earnings after failing to hedge against a weaker pound, but its shares rose on a forecast of growth this year and hopes management was getting its house in order.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
Wed, 07 Sep, 2016
Sports Direct has said that it will offer casual retail staff guaranteed hours instead of zero-hours contracts and ensure all warehouse staff are paid above the UK's National Minimum Wage following a review into working practices at the retailer.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2016
Under-fire Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley is bracing himself for a showdown with shareholders and unions next week as he prepares to throw open the retailer's factory doors to the public in a bid to address concerns over corporate governance and working practices.
Sun, 04 Sep, 2016
Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley has admitted that he paid workers below the minimum wage, also telling UK MPs that he has discovered "issues" with working practices at the retailer as part of an internal review.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2016
Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has accused a senior MP of being “deliberately antagonistic” in pursuing him to answer questions about the treatment of workers at his company, the country’s biggest sportswear retailer.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015