Retail giant Home Bargains has made a closure announcement set to affect every single one of its stores.
The brand currently has over 500 branches across the UK.
The notice relates to the chain’s opening hours during the Christmas period where they have now confirmed every branch will close on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
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The move has been planned as a thank you to staff who have worked hard through the uncertainty of the pandemic.
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The store also confirmed all its outlets will be shutting at the earlier than usual time of 5pm on Christmas Eve.
Home Bargains stores usually close at 8pm Monday to Saturday and 4pm on Sundays.
The company said it wants to give workers more time to spend with family and friends over the Christmas season this year, according to reports in the Mirror.
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Home Bargains has previously offered similar rewards to staff having shut on Boxing Day for the last two years.
The retailer has over 500 stores in the country and the move is set to affect every one of its 22,000 staff.
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