The company announced its billionaire founder and controlling shareholder, Mike Ashley, will take over as CEO.Read the full story ›
The independent review will be undertaken following concerns raised by shareholders.Read the full story ›
The company has been under fire over working practices and 53% of independent shareholders voted for chairman Keith Hellawell to go.Read the full story ›
The Sports Direct boss was giving a tour of the company's headquarters in Shirebrook when he took part in a mock security check.Read the full story ›
The board at Sports Direct have rejected chairman Keith Hellawell's offer of resignation over the weekend amid a damning report and claims of "Victorian" work practices and poor corporate governance at the firm.
"Dr Hellawell had offered to step down over the weekend in the light of the shortcomings highlighted in the report, but he will stay in his role in order to assist with making further improvements," Sports Direct said in a statement.
The news comes as majority shareholder Mike Ashley braces himself for a showdown with shareholders and unions at the company's annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday.
The company also said it will ensure all warehouse staff are paid above the National Minimum Wage.Read the full story ›
Workers will get a total of more than £1m in back pay after the chain admitted it had been paying less than the minimum wage to many staff.Read the full story ›
A damning report by MPs found workers were treated as "commodities" rather than human beings - and founder Mike Ashley is '"accountable".Read the full story ›
The Unite union is planning to hold protests against the role employment agencies allegedly played in "shameful" work practices at retail giant Sports Direct.
Unite regional officer Luke Primarolo said workers employed through employment agencies were being subject to "daylight robbery".
The march will take place in Chesterfield.