TEACHERS and students have “struggled to get to grips” with changes to A-level exams, unions warned yesterday as school leavers collected their results.
The national proportion of As and A*s rose for the first time in six years, with boys scoring better than girls for the...
Friday 18th Aug 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
After weeks of inaction (and amid rising stink) chiefs are finally set to dump job loss plan – with poor grace
Thursday 17th Aug 2017
TUC warns Tories ‘sitting on hands’ while real wages fall for fourth month
New benefit scheme will hit single parents, nurses and teachers hardest
Wednesday 16th Aug 2017
Franchises put up tickets by 3.6%, trains packed like sardines
STEELWORKERS have won a £1,500 pay rise after battling against pay restraint for a decade.
General union GMB announced yesterday that its members at Rom Ltd, a small reinforcement bar manufacturer in Witham, central Essex, had secured a strong three-year deal.
Ludicrous private Thames crossing finally scrapped by wishy-washy Khan
Tuesday 15th Aug 2017
MINISTERS should stop using the controversial new Teaching Excellent Framework to assess university tuition, unions said yesterday after a boycott saw student participation collapse.
The new assessment method has faced opposition from students and lecturers, as it enables government...
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
BRITAIN is facing a “low pay emergency,” striking workers from three separate disputes warned yesterday as they descended on bosses’ headquarters to demand a hearing.
Flying pickets mounted rowdy demonstrations across central London with striking hospital cleaners,...
Friday 4th Aug 2017
LABOUR has condemned a “mutual backscratching society” of bosses, as new figures reveal it would take an ordinary worker two lifetimes to earn the average pay of a FTSE 100 chief executive.
Britain’s average full-time wage is £28,213. But the figures, compiled...
Thursday 3rd Aug 2017