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...

UK failing vulnerable asylum seekers, and Brexit will make it worse

Vulnerable asylum seekers are already being failed by UK government ahead of a Brexit that could further threaten their rights, according to evidence submitted...

Stronger enforcement needed as minimum wage underpayment grows

The success of the minimum wage has been built on higher pay for workers and firms not being undercut by those who don't pay...

Budget to scrap tampon tax

The tampon tax will finally be scrapped from the start of next year, the Chancellor is expected to announce in this week’s budget. It’s a...

Sports Direct and Weatherspoons owners asked to explain their actions to MP’s

The Chair of the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee, has written to Mike Ashley and Tim Martin calling for...

Coronavirus Latest-Highest number of deaths recorded but figures are not acceleratings out of control...

7,097 hospitalised people have died from Coronavirus the Department for Health and Social Care said. The figures are up 938, up from 6,159 the previous...

Government facing legal threat if it does not release 2016 pandemic exercise findings

An NHS doctor is taking a legal case against the Government seeking the publication of the findings of the flu-pandemic exercise code-named 'Exercise Cygnus'...

Independent Retailers Confederation launches ‘We are open’ online directory to promote small shops still...

The Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), a group of trade organisations representing different independent retail sectors across the UK, has launched ‘We are open’, an...

More than one-fifth of usual household spending has been largely prevented during lockdown

More than one-fifth of usual household spending has not been possible during the lockdown, Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysis reveals. In the financial year...

Full list of countries to which quarantine will not apply to people returning...

The full list of countries for which quarantine will not apply to people arriving back in England has been published this afternoon. English holidaymakers returning...