10 things employers say to mislead workers about their rights

Asking people to go self-employed to keep their jobs, telling agency staff they don’t get sick pay and suggesting pregnant staff cut their hours...

Aguero to be assessed by club after Dutch car accident

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will be assessed by Club doctors today after being involved in a road accident on Thursday say the club who...

North of England underfunded by £6b as Report reveals stark social mobility postcode lottery...

A stark social mobility postcode lottery exists in Britain today, where the chances of someone from a disadvantaged background succeeding in life are bound...

Gender pay gap means women work for free for more than two months of...

Analysis published by the TUC on International Women’s Day today (Thursday) finds that the average woman has to wait more than two months of...

Scrap immigration targets after Brexit says CBI

Putting migration on the table in future trade talks and ensuring EU workers are not subject to burdensome non-EU visa rules are two key...

Chancellor’s £26b Brexit bribe but no end in sight for welfare freeze

Philip Hammond said a no-deal Brexit would mean ‘significant disruption’ to the economy with ‘higher unemployment, lower wages and higher prices in...

Government’s response to the rise in serious youth violence is completely inadequate say MP’s

The rise in serious youth violence is a social emergency, and that young people have been failed in the most devastating way, losing their...

Retail employment falls by 85,000 in the last quarter

The structural change in British retail continues to unfold, with both employees and hours falling in the last three months when compared to a...

Modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK is “far more prevalent than previously...

Modern slavery and human trafficking (MSHT) in the UK is far more prevalent than previously thought, according to the National Crime Agency. A growing body...

Unpaid internships are damaging to social mobility

An overwhelming majority of the UK public support the introduction of a legal ban on unpaid internships lasting four weeks or more. New polling data...