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Government’s latest knife crime initiative “wrong.”

AUGUST 14, 2019

Government’s latest knife crime initiative “wrong.”

The campaign to brand chicken shop take away boxes with #knifefree has been launched by the Home Office in response to the rising levels of knife crime. The boxes will replace packaging in chains such as Morley’s, Chicken Cottage and Dixy Chicken ... Read more

Wage growth stuck in the slow lane

AUGUST 13, 2019

Wage growth stuck in the slow lane

British workers are set for more wage pain as figures published yesterday by the Office for National Statistics showed earnings growth slowed in the three months to April, reporting that average total wages grew by only 2.5 per cent year-on-year ... Read more

Insecure workers entitled to 28 days paid leave

AUGUST 12, 2019

Insecure workers entitled to 28 days paid leave

In a blow against precarious work, senior judges have ruled all workers are entitled to a minimum of 28 days paid annual leave, even if they do not get given work or are not paid for parts of the year. The ... Read more

St Mungo’s balloted amidst victimisation row

AUGUST 05, 2019

St Mungo’s balloted amidst victimisation row

Unite is urging Robert Napier, the chair of the board of the homeless charity St Mungo’s, to carry out an immediate investigation into an allegation of victimisation of a lead Unite representative. The call comes in response to emails, obtained under ... Read more

The Cuts
The Cuts

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