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23rd September 2020

Furlough furore | Stella McCartney slammed after new job ads

Stella McCartney slammed after new job ads

Fashion designer Stella McCartney reached headlines earlier this year after it was revealed she had made the decision to furlough staff amid the coronavirus crisis, despite having an estimated personal fortune of around £60million. Her decision to furlough hundreds of employees was met with criticism for taking taxpayers’ money from the Government’s job retention scheme, with one employee stating they felt ‘extremely hurt’ at the time. Now, it seems the designer has once again hit headlines after several new job advertisements emerged at her fashion house. In fact, McCartney has advertised for 30 new job roles at the company including an art director, knitwear designer, office and facilities assistant and a paralegal, according to a Daily Mail report. From our...

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