Gwynne asks for clarification on Tory Stronger Towns announcement

Following the Tories announcement on Monday about additional funding in their Stronger Towns announcement, there remain a series of unanswered questions that...

4,500 jobs at risk as William Hill announces 700 betting shop closures

Four and a half thousand jobs are at risk as the betting chain William Hill has announced plans to close 700 betting shops across...

A growing income divide between young and old finds report

The growing age divide in living standards that opened up in the mid-2000s has continued to widen last year according to a report out...

Getting stuck-Report finds Britain’s low-paid workers are permanently stuck in low-paid jobs

New analysis published today has found that Britain's low-paid workers are permanently stuck in low-paid jobs, and that social mobility in the UK will...

Anticipated Christmas spending at lowest level since 2012

The average amount that households expect to spend on Christmas has fallen again – this time to its lowest level since 2012 according to...

Store openings at lowest level in seven years, as digital demands and appetite for...

While an average of 11 stores opened on the British high street every day in 2017, down from 12 per day in 2016, and...

Government must make case for increases in national taxation to rescue adult social care

The Government must make the case for national tax rises - including to either Income Tax and/or National Insurance - to secure the long-term...

The government is providing more financial support for the richest 20% of households than...

The government is providing more financial support for the richest 20% of households than the poorest 20% says a new report from the Fabian...

Chicken boxes launched to cut crime

Special chicken boxes warning young people about the dangers of carrying a knife are being introduced in chicken shops across Britain, the policing minister...

Morale in Greater Manchester Police said to be one of the lowest in the...

Greater Manchester Police force has the lowest morale, an annual survey by the Police Federation has found with with way police are treated being the...