Structural building inspections in Bangladesh

    05 June 2013

    Primark has recently begun a programme of building surveys in Bangladesh in order to assess the structural integrity of factories from which it sources garments. Primark is committed to inspecting all factories in Bangladesh producing products for the company as part of the assessment programme.

    Short-term financial assistance announced

    21 May 2013

    Primark will offer short-term financial assistance to Rana Plaza victims. Primark is announcing today that it is taking unilateral action to try to alleviate the immediate suffering of the victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse.

    Signing the Accord

    13 May 2013

    Primark has committed today to signing the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, initiated by the IndustriALL and UNI Global Unions.

    Comprehensive support package announced

    10 May 2013

    Primark is working on a comprehensive support package for workers affected by the disaster in Bangladesh. The fate of all the employees in the entire complex has still not been confirmed and a list of employees has not yet been established because many records were destroyed when the building collapsed.

    Rana Plaza collapse

    26 April 2013

    The company is shocked and deeply saddened by this appalling incident at Savar, near Dhaka, and expresses its condolences to all of those involved.

    Primark Stores welcomes award from BITC

    08 December 2012

    Primark welcomed today’s announcement from Business in the Community that Katharine Kirk, Ethical Trade Director, has been granted a Game Changer Award in recognition of her work in ethical sourcing.