Innovation or Baby Step as Government announces proposals for gig economy workers rights

The UK will become one of the first countries to address the challenges of the changing world of work in the modern economy says the...

£3.5 billion Right-to-Buy ‘firesale’ threatens scheme

New analysis by the Local Government Association reveals almost £3.5 billion in Right to Buy (RTB) discounts have been handed out to council tenants...

More than 150,000 homes for social rent lost in just five years, new analysis...

More than 150,000 of the most affordable rented homes have been lost across England in just five years, according to analysis from the Chartered...

Shocking figures showing hidden hunger across the UK

Over one in ten adults and almost one in four parents with children aged 18 and under skipping meals because of lack of money according...

More in four of of five women have witnessed workplace discrimination

More than four in five (85%) of women and 80% of men report that they have witnessed gender-discriminatory acts at work. The Chartered Management Institute’s...

Cut Council cap on borrowing to achieve new house building targets say MP’s

The Chancellor Philip Hammond must lift restrictions on councils and let them borrow as much as they need to meet government housebuilding targets, an...

Worst Xmas in five years for the High Street

The British high street suffered its worst Christmas sales growth in five years as shoppers tighten their belts in the face of rising inflation. Sales...

Package holidays and pets drive household spending levels to their highest level since before...

Household spending in the UK has reached its pre 2008 crash levels according to figures released today by the Office of National Statistics. Total average...

Public ‘the first line of defence’ to tackle modern slavery amid rise in potential...

Members of the public are the “first line of defence” in tackling modern slavery, and should be aware of the potential to come across...

New guidelines call for homes for people and wildlife

New guidelines published by The Wildlife Trusts today show how new housing developments can be built in a way that provides people with greener,...