CUTS to mental health services are leading to huge numbers of violent attacks on staff, Unison warned yesterday.
The public-sector union quizzed 1,000 mental health employees for a report entitled Struggling to Cope, which paints a bleak picture of the state of Britain’s mental...
Monday 9th Oct 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Organisers ‘must make it clear that far right isn’t welcome’
Saturday 7th Oct 2017
THE boss of a scaffolding firm where a worker lost both forearms, his right leg and his left foot in an accident avoided prison yesterday.
Boundary Scaffolding Ltd director Jonathon Griffiths-Clack, 44, of Minety, Wiltshire, admitted failing to discharge general health, safety and...
Former Conservative prime minister Sir Edward Heath would be questioned over allegations that he had raped and indecently assaulted boys as young as 10 if he were alive today, according to a police report published yesterday.
Thursday 5th Oct 2017
Campaigners expose document on dealing with anti-frackers
Reports that the Scottish government is set to ban fracking led campaigners in England yesterday to call on Westminster to do the same.
The SNP administration placed a moratorium on the environmentally damaging gas extraction process in January 2015 and now Scottish ministers are...
Tuesday 3rd Oct 2017
BRADFORD COUNCIL in West Yorkshire has come under fire after it was revealed it was tackling a backlog of more than 500 tribunal appeals against refusal of housing benefit.
The scale of the problem came to light when Local Government and Social Care ombudsman Michael King investigated...
Saturday 30th Sep 2017
RMT declare more strikes as bosses refuse to guarantee jobs
Friday 29th Sep 2017
PM defends the laissez-faire market of foodbanks, financial crisis and war
Vulnerable people needing care are missing meals and left unwashed because staff are trying to squeeze in too many visits to do their jobs properly, new research has revealed.
Public service union Unison carried out a survey of 1,000 staff which revealed that carers often have only 15...