Membership figures hold up at a premium

Published: June 14, 2014
Written by James Douglas

Trade union membership is holding steady, according to a Department of Business, Innovation and Skills bulletin which showed that last year numbers remained broadly unchanged at around 6.5 million.

Cary Gee

Published: June 13, 2014
Written by Cary Gee

At your service: wise counsel for new councillors

John Street’s Diary May 30

Published: May 30, 2014
Written by John Street

Last week’s elections saw a feeding frenzy among the mainly Tory media about the leadership of Ed Miliband, despite some significant Labour gains. A far more pertinent question concerns the …

John Street’s Diary April 4

Published: April 4, 2014
Written by John Street

“The Budget pretended to be fiscally neutral, but the big point… is that permanent tax giveaways are being paid for by temporary tax takeaways and as yet unspecified further spending …