Another nail in the coffin of the Steel Industry

Tata Steel Ltd. plans to cut as many as 3,000 jobs across its European operations to cut costs in the latest blow to the...

Universal Credit has helped take benefit payments to their lowest since 1948, finds IPPR

A new IPPR report finds that social security payments have reached their lowest level since 1945 compared to average earnings, after years in which...

NHS reveals worst ever emergency performance

The last perfromance Statistics from NHS England to be released before the election shows that one in six patients waited longer than four hours...

Court decision prevents Xmas strike action by Postal Workers

Royal Mail has won an injunction preventing the first national postal strike in a decade because it could have disrupted voting in the general...

Consumer price inflation plummets to 1.5% in October

The latest figures on consumer price inflation have just been released by the ONS showing that annual CPI has been running below the Bank...

Record UK employment driven by households trying to combat unprecedented income squeeze

Britain’s record employment is the result of its post-crisis income squeeze, and means we’re working an extra 65 million hours a week, according to...

Clintons-The next High Street shop to fail?

THE card chain Clintons has told landlords that it needs to close 66 shops and cut the rent on hundreds more, it is reported. According...

UK economy has ‘fallen into relegation zone’ of OECD since 2017 election

New analysis published today (Thursday) by the TUC reveals that the UK has had one of the weakest growing economies in the OECD since...

Ministers knew that HS2 could go well over budget

Ministers knew more than three years ago that HS2 could go £1 billion over budget and did not tell MPs before they approved it according...

Terrorism threat level lowered to Substantial

The decision to lower the assessment from Severe – meaning an attack is highly likely - was made by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre...