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25 Mar 2020

Author:
Isabella Fish, Drapers

New Look halts all production in supply chain, while asking direct employees to voluntarily take unpaid leave to ease impact of COVID-19

"Exclusive: New Look halts all production", 23 March 2020

New Look has put a halt on all current and future production... until it is able to review the ongoing situation...

Meanwhile, New Look has offered its 13,000-strong workforce the option of unpaid voluntary leave, voluntary reduced hours or the chance to use their holiday allowance for the foreseeable future.  

A spokesman said: “To help ease the impact of coronavirus on the business, we have asked if colleagues would consider voluntarily taking unpaid leave for up to four weeks or to work reduced hours temporarily.”...

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