Poundland Issues The Sassiest Response To Toblerone's Shape Change

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Poundland is set to launch a new chocolate bar in retaliation to Toblerone’s controversial shape change - and it’s the ultimate burn. The budget ...

Your Guests Will Never Guess These Chic Wedding Accessories Came From Poundland

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The average UK wedding now costs more than £25,000, but that could be set to change thanks to a new wedding collection from Poundland. The range incl...

Poundland's £1 Vibrator Is Causing Quite A Buzz

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Poundland has the internet in hysterics after unsuspecting shoppers spotted £1 vibrators lurking on the shelves. It would appear that the shop, whic...

Another Appeal Another Defeat for the DWP to Go With the Collapse of Workfare

Christian Garland | Posted 01.05.2017 | UK Politics
Christian Garland

Last week, the Court of Appeal ruled against the DWP again, meaning it could well be obliged to repay £130million in benefit payments to claimants who were 'sanctioned' after "refusing" workfare

Poundland Started Out As A Market Stall, Now It's Buying Up Its Rivals

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

Poundland's status as a high-street staple looks set to be cemented, following its takeover of its biggest rival firm being "provisionally cleared" by...

Poundland's £55m Deal To Buy 99p Stores Has Everone Using The Same Jokes

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK

Poundland is set to buy rival 99p Stores in a £55 million cash and shares deal, in a move that has set Britain alight with jokes about how much the r...

You Had One Festive Job, Poundland...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Comedy

We hate to say you get what you pay for, but... My mates lost it! What have you done to him Poundland....MerryWTF! @Poundland pic.twitter.com/i5SkT...

The High Street Predators of Food Bank Britain

Julian Dobson | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK
Julian Dobson

On the fifth anniversary of Woolworths' closure, it fell to the Pope to offer an alternative to these more-of-the-same mumblings and to the Gordon Gecko philosophy of Boris Johnson. His speech is worth reading for its contrast to the prevailing economic wisdom...

Supreme Court Slams IDS On Poundland 'Back To Work' Scheme

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

Poundland was not enforcing slave labour via the Government's "back to work" scheme, but the UK's highest court has ruled the scheme was legally flawe...

Tories are Destroying Cameron's "Land of Opportunity

Sam Fowles | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Sam Fowles

David Cameron's conference address may have been a long way from that sweaty room behind the church hall, but his tone was exactly the same: Overbearing, condescending, burnished with a membrane deep veneer of sincerity. We all know the world doesn't owe us a living Dave. We've been living in it all our lives.

Poundland Stops Selling Chinese Lanterns

PA | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK

Poundland has become the first retailer to stop selling controversial sky lanterns, days after one caused a huge blaze at recycling depot. There ha...

'Going, Going, Gone'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

The Banksy mural, removed secretly from the wall of a Poundland in Wood Green, has been sold at a secret auction in London to a mystery buyer, to the ...

Jessica Elgot

Banksy Slave Labour Could Fetch HOW MUCH Next Week?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK

The Banksy mural, removed secretly from the wall of a Poundland in Wood Green, could fetch up to $1m when it is sold at a London auction this week, as...

Forget Everything You Know...

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

In a move likely to rock the very foundations of your belief in the UK high street, Poundland has announced it is to 'slash' its prices - to 97p. J...

Banksy 'Slave Labour' Graffiti Put Up For Auction AGAIN

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

A Banksy mural which was withdrawn from a controversial auction at the 11th hour has been put up for auction again, to the dismay of local campaigners...

'Easter Banksy' Confirmed As Fake

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK

A mural of Jesus being chased by police and paparazzi close to London Bridge that was reportedly to be by graffiti artist Banksy is in fact a fake. ...

Jessica Elgot

Banksy Slave Labour Graffitti Removed From Auction Sale In Miami

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

The passionate, international campaign to save beloved north London Banksy mural appears to have won a battle to stop the piece being auctioned in Mia...

Auctioneer Defiant That Poundland Banksy Will Sell..

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

The race to save a local Banksy mural which has involved everyone from the local council, to the Culture Secretary, the Metropolitan Police, the Arts ...

Arts Council Urged To Stop £450K Banksy US Auction

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

Local politicians have appealed to the Arts Council for help getting back the Banksy which was removed from a Poundland store in north London, and is ...

Art Council Told: Save Our Banksy

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

The proposed sale of a Banksy mural that vanished from north London last week and could now fetch up to £450,000 at an American auction has prompted ...

Jessica Elgot

Save Our Banksy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

Just days after Poundland made headlines after what critics dubbed the "slave labour" of workfare graduates in its stores, a Banksy artwork depicting ...

'You're Not Too Good To Stack Shelves'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | JE | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK

Iain Duncan Smith lashed out at graduates who consider themselves "too good" to stack supermarket shelves as he vowed not to back down after a flagshi...

'Illegal' To Force Graduate Cait Reilly To Work For Free In Poundland

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

University graduate Cait Reilly has won her Court of Appeal claim that requiring her to work for free at a Poundland discount store was unlawful. T...

Dole Queue Doldrums

Emily Stockham | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Emily Stockham

Upon finishing my A Levels I was sold on the idea, like many of my peers were, that heading to university was the right direction to go, a step that would take me towards a rewarding career. It seemed almost alien if you opted not to go- after all; a degree was the pathway to a guaranteed job.

Cait Reilly's Case - How Did Poundland Let It Happen?

Rob Blythe | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK
Rob Blythe

Poundland, who opened their 400th store in July, are thriving in the recession. Last November, however, the growing business took on a graduate for "unpaid menial work", as a judge at London's High Court declared.