Rise in Modern Slavery in Fraud and Scams

Organised crime groups are playing an increased role in doorstep crime and other scams, according to the annual Consumer Harm Report published  by National...

Hundreds of staff injured at Amazon UK warehouses says union

Amazon warehouse have been hit by more than 600 serious injuries or near misses in the past three years, a GMB investigation has found. The figures...

British Telecom removing data caps on Home Broadband

The Telecoms Company has announced this morning that it removing all caps on home broadband plans so every customer has unlimited data to use...

Andy Burnham calls on Chancellor to do more for self-employed workers

Andy Burnham, has written to Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, calling for more to be done to support self-employed workers who have set...

Olympics chief brought in to boost PPE production

Paul Deighton, London 2012 Chief Exec, has been appointed by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock to lead the national effort to produce...

Jury trials to resume this month.

Jury trials are set to resume later this month although not in the short term in the North West. They were suspended on 23 March...

Nationwide records largest monthly house price decline in over a decade

Britain’s house prices fell by the most in more than 11 years in May as the coronavirus crisis hammered the market, mortgage lender Nationwide...

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...

UK households have experienced the biggest immediate income shock since the mid-1970s

The covid-induced crisis has caused typical working-age household incomes to fall 4.5 per cent between the pre-crisis period and May this year, despite the...

Ministers accused over data protection during pandemic

A cross-party group of MPs has written to the Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, raising concerns over the Government’s approach to data protection and privacy. In...