Lorry driver charged with 39 counts of manslaughter over Essex container deaths

Essex Police have confirmed that the 25 year old lorry driver who was arrested shortly after the bodies of 39 people were found in...

Worst year on record for retail

UK retailers have had their worst year in a quarter of a century according to figures out this morning from the British Retail Consortium. Total...

Men earn 43 per cent more than women in self-employment, IPSE research reveals

There is a 43 per cent gender pay gap among the self-employed, research by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has...

“You have not been forgotten”-Chancellor announces ‘most generous’ package for the self employed

Responding to criticism, the Chancellor has announced a package to support the incomes of the self employed which he described as the most generous...

Lockdown could last for weeks say reports

Numerous reports this morning suggest that the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will announce later today that the lockdown will last into May. On the day...

Nation to observe minute’s silence tomorrow to honour all workers who have died from...

The 11am silence,held on International Workers’ Memorial Day, will allow people to unite in paying respect for the lives of those whose work involved...

Inflation at lowest level for four years as downturn bits

The UK’s price inflation fell back to 44-month low of 0.8% in April indicating how the Covid-19 lockdown is hitting the economy Figures released this...

Package of vital support launched to help high streets backed by Manchester expertise

A package of support to help high streets get back on their feet has been launched today (June 12) by the Government as part...

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...