Life sentence for killing Burnley gran in an attack of the ‘utmost ferocity’

A man has today been given a life sentence for killing a Burnley grandmother in an unprovoked brutal and frenzied assault earlier this year. Forty...

Government to crack down on low skilled immigration as it releases details of new...

The Government has unveiled its plans for its border controls following our exit from the EU which will see the ending of unskilled workers...

Don’t push key workers and the vulnerable to the back of the queue, says...

Ministers and supermarkets must work together to ensure key workers and the vulnerable get the food they need, says UNISON. The union says there must...

Government must get Universal Credit ‘battle ready’ for the UK’s unemployment crisis

With the news that claims have soared by nearly a million, a report out today says that the Government must get Universal Credit ‘battle...

Boohoo condemned by Usdaw for marketing useless face masks when their staff are left...

Usdaw, the trade union for workers at the Boohoo warehouse in Burnley, has condemned the online retailer for marketing new face masks as a...

Hospitality sector must have additional furlough support says a Trade Body

An extended and flexible furlough scheme is critical to the survival of the UK’s hospitality sector, according to trade body UKHospitality. UKHospitality has written...

R rate is rising and NW an area of concern as death rate exceeds...

The R rate which measures the spread of Covid 19 across the nation is rising and the North West’s level is now above 1...

Manchester based Boohoo under fire after investigation over slavery wages at Leicester factory

The Manchester based fashion giant Boohoo is facing an investigation after workers in Leicester making clothes destined for the the Company are being paid...

Nothing can stop the demise of the High Street so turn shops into homes...

High street shopping units left empty by the collapse of retail businesses should be converted into hundreds of thousands of new homes built by...

Unequal Britain-New report sees society becoming increasingly “us and them”

Two decades of government efforts to improve social mobility have failed to deliver enough progress in reducing the gap between Britain’s ‘haves and have...