The GMB has claimed that the decision by regulator Ofgem to refer the energy sector to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is bad for British jobs and investment and …
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Shopworkers’ union Usdaw welcomed new guidelines on combating violence and abuse published by the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC).
Several top companies have been reported for not fully complying with new regulations on the reporting of executive pay.
James Douglas nominates Victorian engineer Joseph Bazalgette for the hall of fame
A report by financial consultants PwC found that the proportion of women in the British labour market has risen slightly but is hampered in comparison with other market economy countries …
Islington council has taken action to ensure it does not do business with firms involved in blacklisting.
New research from the Family and Childcare Trust found that part-time childcare costs for a family of two children have overtaken the average British mortgage bill by 4.7 per cent.
A study of NHS foundation trusts in England has found that the number of those in financial trouble has nearly doubled in a year from 21 to 39.
Unison has launched a nationwide survey aimed at gauging the impact of the coalition’s cuts to local services on women and their families.
The Court of Appeal has referred the Woolworths and Ethel Austin case to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
More than 30 MPs have protested over the Government’s plans to end the established “check-off” system whereby public servants pay union subscriptions directly via payroll.
One of the biggest chains of academies in England is to lose control of 10 of its schools after Ofsted inspectors raised serious concerns about performance.
Employers are struggling to fill around one in five jobs because of skills shortages – and these vacancies are growing twice as fast as others.
Shopworkers’ union Usdaw has accused the coalition of turning its back on hundreds of thousands of people assaulted in the course of their duties every year.
The coalition is moving towards an end to full-time union reps in schools, risking a new clash with the teaching unions
A bid by the public service union Unison to quash the introduction of tribunal fees failed after High Court judges ruled that there was insufficient evidence to suggest they were …
New European Union rules will force member states allowing shale gas drills to publish a “scoreboard” showing compliance with “best environmental practices”.
The TUC warned that workers are still at risk of abuse, injury and even death at work, a decade on from the tragedy which saw 23 Chinese cockle pickers die …
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) employees are twice as likely to experience bullying in the workplace as their heterosexual colleagues,.
Rogue bosses who dodge the national minimum wage (NMW) will face an increased penalty of up to £20,000 as part of a Government crackdown.
Annual increases for 2014 to some statutory rates, such as redundancy pay and the basic award of compensation for unfair dismissal, will not be implemented on February 1 as usual.
Charities are urging ministers to allow statutory paid leave after a loved one dies.
British commuters are spending more of their pay on rail fares than workers in four other large European countries, with rises of between 3.1 per cent and 5.1 per cent …