The commercial arm of the Ministry of Justice heavily promoted by former Justice Secretary Chris Grayling to sell prison expertise to Saudi Arabia, Oman and other repressive regimes made a …
Britain’s richest households have pulled further ahead of the rest of the population as house prices have accelerated, with the top 10 per cent now owning almost half of the …
New Local Government Association research warned that the loss of at least 88,000 council homes over the next five years will drive up the housing benefit bill by £210 million.
Labour MEPs have warned that the real concerns over the current batch of European Union trade deals with the United States and Canada as well as the global services trade …
One in three families promised free childcare before the election by the Tories are to lose out due to funding gaps.
New regulations that give zero-hours workers a remedy in the employment tribunal if they are victimised for breaching an exclusivity term in their contract have come into effect.
The Government is under pressure to think again over plans to restrict trade union funding of political parties after a defeat in the House of Lords.
A new TUC analysis found that UK average pay is worth £2,270 less in real terms than it was in 2008 – a shortfall of £44 a week.
Construction union UCATT called on the Health and Safety Executive to urgently review their reporting methods and safety requirements, following new evidence on migrant worker deaths.
The Scottish Agricultural Wages Board (SAWB) will continue to protect the rights of low-paid farm workers in Scotland, rural affairs secretary Richard Lochhead announced.
Conservative Party divisions over Britain’s membership of the European Union have widened following Prime Minister David Cameron’s claim of a “new settlement”
Japanese economy and fiscal policy minister Akira Amari resigned over corruption allegations, but denied personally receiving bribes from a construction company.
More than half of ex-SSI steelworkers in Redcar are still looking for work four months after the steel plant closure, new figures revealed.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani claimed “a new chapter” in relations with France during a visit to Paris to secure trade ties.
The Court of Appeal ruled that the bedroom tax discriminates against a domestic violence victim and the family of a disabled teenager.