The BBC reported that conciliation company Acas confirmed it is in contact with the footwear retailer and The Neighborhood Union, which signifies the strikers, about arranging talks.

Controversial “fire and rehire” techniques are at the centre of the dispute at the Clarks’ warehouse in Avenue, Somerset, the place employees have been on strike due to the fact 4 October 2021.

Final 7 days, Clarks verified that its CEO, Victor Herrero, has stepped down from the role after eight months.

Clarks, The Community Union and Acas have all been approached for comment.