Bathstore goes into administration, putting 500 jobs at risk

Bathstore, the UK’s biggest bathroom specialist, has collapsed into administration after failing to find a buyer, putting more than 500 jobs at risk. The loss-making company has appointed administrators at the business services firm BDO, which said the retailer would continue to trade for now in the hope it could be sold as a going concern. So far, administrators have […]

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What happened when this prison couldn’t hire enough guards? It put gangs in charge

This story was published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system, the Jackson (Miss.) Clarion Ledger, and the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting. Sign up for The Marshall Project’s newsletter, or follow them on Facebook or Twitter. It was a prison brimming with violence, awash in weapons—and severely short on guards to patrol its cell blocks. But […]

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Wayfair Employees To Protest Company’s Business With Migrant Border Camps

Hundreds of employees of Wayfair, the online furniture retailer, plan to walk out of their offices in Boston on Wednesday because they say the company has refused their demand to cut ties with government contractors operating migrant detention centers. The employees formed a group called Wayfair Walkout on Tuesday, revealing in a tweet that they sent a letter to Wayfair executives […]

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