Country on course for biggest increase in redundancies says Think Tank

Britain is on course to suffer the biggest increase in redundancies in a generation in the second half of 2020, based on lay-off notifications...

We will issue fines when people refuse to comply says National Police Chiefs’ Council...

hanges to coronavirus regulations, introduced today, mean that the number of people that can attend social gatherings will be restricted to six in England,...

New Manchester study to chart impact of COVID-19 on theatre freelancer

A new research project seeks to uncover the true impact of COVID-19 on theatre-makers across the UK – how they are surviving and the...

Rule of six illogical but alternative could see a return to lockdown

Professor Peter Openshaw, professor of experimental medicine at Imperial College London has described the rule of six lat as somewhat irrational. Speaking on Sky news...

British Gas engineers detected a shocking 26,000 unsafe or dangerous gas and electric appliances...

British Gas engineers detected a shocking 26,000 unsafe or dangerous gas and electric appliances during home visits in the first eight months of this...

As government urges public to return to workplaces, survey highlights big issues with workplace...

The TUC has today warned many workplaces are still not taking adequate measures to protect employees from coronavirus. The warning comes as new polling reveals...

England and Wales to launch contact tracing app on 24th September

The Covid-19 contact tracing app will be launched across England and Wales later this month, the Department of Health and Social Care said. Ongoing trials...

New research finds social fractures caused by Covid-19 are more divisive than Brexit

A new poll from think tank Demos finds that Covid-19 is causing deeper social divides than Brexit, with more than half of mask wearers...

Chancellor should “carefully consider” targeted extensions to Job Retention Scheme, urges Treasury Committee

MP’s have urged the Chancellor to consider a targeted continuation of the Furlough scheme and warn of mass long-term unemployment and viable firms could go...

More than 4 in 10 workers would be plunged into financial hardship if forced...

The TUC has today warned the government that NHS Test and Trace system risks failure unless ministers boost Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) and ensure...