A new calypso themed UKIP supporting song has been aired criticising UK political leaders for allowing “illegal immigrants in every town”.
Even though it’s a proven death-trap, most truckers in the U.S. still text and drive to some extent. It seems insane, because there’s this person driving a huge commercial vehicle, with the potential to kill a lot of people out on the public roads.
Pension pots will run dry after just five years at current rate of saving
• Savers say they need £23,457 per year as a comfortable retirement income;
• UK pension funds could only support that income for five years;
• Average pensions pot would only pay out £6,011 per year in today’s money.
The number of officers at public-sector prisons in England and Wales has been cut by 41 per cent in less than four years, figures obtained by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveal today (Monday 20 October).
Speaking at the Kenilworth Chamber of Trade business breakfast event Andrew Haldane, the Chief Economist of the Bank of England, discusses developments in the labour market, and the implications for monetary policy in the United Kingdom.
Forty nine minutes after returning to work after the 2013 New Year break Britain’s highest paid director, Simon Peckham, Chief Executive of engineering company Melrose, earned as much as a worker on the living wage earns in a year
Ed Miliband will today (Thurs) herald sweeping reforms to help communities build hundreds of thousands of new homes where families want to live – and ensure that first time buyers from the area are given priority access rights when these houses go on sale.
Over 150,000 people have signed a Change.org petition  calling for the broadcasters to include the Green Party in the TV Leaders’ Debates ahead of the 2015 General Election.
The government has today published draft legislation introducing new measures to support smaller businesses get the finance they need to grow, including by helping them seek out alternative lenders if the big banks turn them down for loans.
In the annual JSG Wilson Lecture, at the University of Hull, Martin Weale – External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) – explores what he calls “the practical problem” of setting policy while being uncertain about the margin of spare capacity in the economy
The latest employment figures from the Office for National Statistics shows that, comparing the three months from March to May with those of June to August, the numbers of those in employment rose by 46,000 and unemployment fell by 154,000.
The supply of affordable homes must be increased to help tackle the housing crisis, but they must be built to high environmental standards and situated in the ‘right place’, Friends of the Earth said today, ahead of publication of a Labour-commissioned housing review