Television cameras to be allowed into Crown courts

Television cameras will be allowed to broadcast from Crown Courts in England and Wales for the first time, following draft legislation due to be...

Credit card ban for gamblers

The Gambling Commission has announced a ban on gambling businesses allowing consumers in Great Britain to use credit cards to gamble. The ban will...

Worries as Household debt rises sharply in 2019

New analysis published today by the TUC shows that household debt rose sharply over 2019, with unsecured debt,debt other than mortgages, reaching record highs. Unsecured...

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...

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...

Employees lose five days a year over commuting problems says CBI

Workers are wasting over five days of their time a year due to commuting problems, according to a poll conducted by the CBI and...

Record year for zero emission cars fails to reboot UK market

The UK new car market declined in 2019, with annual registrations falling for the third consecutive year, according to figures released today by the Society...

A paradox of employment

There are  a record number of people are in work today, but the number of people who have never worked has also increased by...

Public railways would be better value for commuters, says TUC

Today’s rail fare rises of up to 2.7% cannot be justified when the private rail companies have paid out more than £1.2 billion in...

Boris pledges to “unite and level up” Britain after Brexit.

Saying that he was humbled by the trust millions of voters placed” in the Conservatives at the election and that “the work to repay...