Gig economy workforce in England and Wales has almost tripled in last five years

The number of people working for gig economy platforms has near-tripled in England and Wales over the past five years, according to new research...

Leading supermarkets join WWF in pledge to make UK weekly food shop ‘greener’ and...

The CEOs of five major UK supermarkets have committed to slash their impact across climate, deforestation and nature and lead the way for the whole...

Budget benefit boost extends Universal Credit support to families on up to £37,700, but...

The impact of welcome changes to Universal Credit (UC) announced in the Budget last week will leave 1.3 million families better off than before...

Government launches new advert to encourage people to work in social care

People across England will be encouraged to pursue a rewarding career in adult social care during the biggest period of change in a generation,...

Chancellor sets the stage for a new high tax, big state economy as outlook...

The Chancellor set the stage for a new high tax economy – rather than the high wage economy pledged by the Prime Minister, or...

Have you fallen victim to the Amazon brushing scam?

More than one million households in the UK could have been victims of the scam known as ‘brushing’, having received mystery Amazon parcels, as...

Chancellor promises a stronger economy for Britain as he sets out autumn budget

The U.K. economy will return to pre-Covid levels at the turn of the year, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said as he presented his Autumn...

Chancellor to announce the end of the public sector pay freeze

Up to five million public sector workers are in line for a Budget pay rise as the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the UK’s economy...

Sharp rise in numbers of police officers using position for sexual purposes

The number of police officers and staff facing disciplinary action over allegations they abused their position for sexual purposes has 'risen sharply' over the...

Minimum wage to rise to £9.50 an hour

The national living wage is set to be increased from £8.91 per hour to £9.50 on the advice of the Low Pay Commission. The recommendation...