Cannes 2019: Ken Loach says zero-hour contracts can ‘kill’ people

Veteran Cannes director Ken Loach has warned zero-hour contracts can “kill” and has accused groups of being capable to turn working typehumans “on and off like a tap.” The director used to betalking following a screening of his heart-rending film, Sorry We Missed You, which premiered at the filmfestival on Thursday night. It follows a Mancunian delivery driver struggling to aid his family. “There is no way out, the device has trapped him,” said the […]

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‘A lot of the team started to get ill’

The BBC’s weekly The Boss sequence profiles one of a kindbusiness leaders from round the world. This week we talk to Thomasina Miers and Mark Selby, founders of Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca. When team of workers at a quantity of Wahaca branches started out falling ill, Mark Selby says “it used to be a fairlyhuge shock”. This was once lower back in November 2016, when the UK enterprisewashit by means of an outbreak of norovirus, otherwiserecognised as the vomiting bug. “A […]

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‘I came home and he had put my car up for sale’

The BBC’s weekly The Boss collection profiles exceptionalcommercial enterprise leaders from round the world. This week we talk to Ali and Dom Beaven, the husband and wifeproprietors of on-linewedding ceremonygiftlistbusiness Prezola. When Ali Beaven arrived home to find that her husband Dom had cleaned and polished her cherished Land Rover, she ought to have guessed that somethingwas amiss. “She came in and said, ‘Thanks for cleansing the car,’” says Dom. “And I replied that we are promoting it, and it used to be already up on eBay.” […]

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