THE SNP called yesterday for the full devolution of workers’ rights and employment law to Holyrood after a damning report into bosses’ “cruel” practices was published.
Low incomes and poor working conditions have increased the number of cases seen by Citizens...
Saturday 22nd Aug 2015
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Officials tour camp to convince migrants Britain is not great
Friday 21st Aug 2015
Almost half rejected prospect of uncertain schedule and pay
THE average 16-year-old who collected their GCSE results yesterday expects to earn a bumper salary of £89,000 a year, a survey has found.
It suggests that students may have an unrealistic idea of working life, given that the average salary currently stands at £26,500.
DOZENS of Jewish campaigners sent an open letter to the Jewish Chronicle yesterday blasting the paper’s “McCarthyite” smear campaign against Labour leadership favourite Jeremy Corbyn.
The group of 47 people — including poets, actors and university lecturers...
Wednesday 19th Aug 2015
Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) officials admitted yesterday using fake quotes in a leaflet on sanctions, while campaigners pointed out that it proves their “contempt” for benefit claimants.
The document, meant to offer “advice” to those who could have...
THE TUC warned the Treasury against complacency yesterday after the the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced that the 12-month inflation rate to July had risen slightly to 0.1 per cent.
The Tory government reacted by claiming its “economic plan is working,”...
DISABILITIES campaigners will protest against the “very real dangers” of the assisted dying Bill as the Commons votes on it, they announced yesterday.
Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) said that legalising assisted suicide would “remove, rather than give,...
Tuesday 18th Aug 2015
THE family of a woman killed in the Glasgow bin lorry tragedy announced yesterday that they intend to seek a private prosecution of the driver.
Jacqueline Morton, 51, was one of six people killed on December 22 by an out-of-control council refuse lorry driven by Harry Clarke, who was...
SURVIVORS of a 1985 Manchester aeroplane crash said yesterday that they were still awaiting an apology after 30 years.
The British Airtours plane bound for the Greek island of Corfu caught fire while travelling at 140mph during take-off on August 22 1985.
Two flight attendants...