4,500 jobs to go at Tesco Metro stores

The job losses will come as the Company says it will simplify and reduce processes and administrative tasks across all of its 153 Tesco Metro...

Government’s response to the rise in serious youth violence is completely inadequate say MP’s

The rise in serious youth violence is a social emergency, and that young people have been failed in the most devastating way, losing their...

Households have experienced a tighter income squeeze in recent years than during the 1990s...

Over the past two years, UK households have experienced slower income growth than in the aftermath of the early 1990s recession, and the weakest...

‘Profound and far-reaching’ policing reform urgently needed, says Chief Inspector of Constabulary

Profound and far-reaching aspects of police reform are needed, or services face unacceptable compromises in quality of service levels of public safety, Her Majesty’s...

4,500 jobs at risk as William Hill announces 700 betting shop closures

Four and a half thousand jobs are at risk as the betting chain William Hill has announced plans to close 700 betting shops across...

Betting and casino companies are being told to do more to protect vulnerable customers

Gambling businesses and those who lead them need to improve the support they offer consumers who are at risk of harm and do more...

Vital Northern Powerhouse agenda held back by Westminster’s austerity

Five years on from the launch of the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ agenda, IPPR North has published new independent analysis of the impact that it has...

Co-op calls for action to tackle attacks against shop workers

The Manchester based Co-op today has called for stronger protection for shop workers in the face of rising attacks. Figures reported by The British Retail...

One day of employment a week is all we need to get mental health...

As automation advances, predictions of a jobless future have some fearing unrest from mass unemployment, while others imagine a more contented work-free society. Aside from...

Prosecutors are dropping rape cases because of fears they will be lost due to...

Rape prosecution rate has collapsed with only 1 in 25 reported cases getting to court according to figures from the End Violence Against Women coalition who...