Politics

Police and prison officers will be hundreds of pounds a year worse off by 2022, TUC analysis reveals

Government’s so-called “pay rise” is really a pay cut, says TUC

Police set be £450 a year worse off by 2022, prison staff will be £980 down

Time to Grow Our Way Out of Austerity Says the CBI

The UK needs a Budget that will enable the country to grow its way out of austerity, the CBI has said in its submission to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

More than 700 promised social homes in Kensington and Chelsea lost due to loophole exploited by big developers

New research from Shelter reveals that a legal loophole has been used by housing developers to avoid building 706 social homes in Kensington and Chelsea

Should we welcome plans to sell off wasted NHS land?

With the NHS under severe financial pressure, should we welcome plans to raise capital by selling off inefficiently used land and buildings owned by the health service?

‘Telephone first’ approach is no panacea for reducing GP workload

A ‘telephone first’ approach is not a panacea for reducing workload in UK general practice and there is no evidence that it saves money, finds a study in The BMJ today.

Jeremy Corbyn makes pizza with Barnardo's care leaver

Jeremy Corbyn took time out from his party’s conference to make pizzas with a care leaver who is being supported by Barnardo’s.

Gender pay gap: New transparency rules show female managers earn £12K less than male colleagues

– New research reveals the gender pay gap now stands at 26.8% for UK managers – an average £11,606 per year

– The gap increases to £34,144 for director-level positions

Brexit Businessman Arron Banks in Major Lesotho Diamond Find

A 'significant find' of Alluvial Diamonds in eastern Lesotho has been discovered by Bristol businessman Arron Banks.

78% of personal investors had no exposure to financial education at school

– Two-thirds of personal investors believe they would’ve made more informed decisions if they had received dedicated financial education lessons at school

– Personal investors feel unprepared when faced with tax, mortgages and pension

Mark Carney comments increase expectations of near-term Bank of England rate hike

Speech by Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney may increase expectation that the BoE is preparing the ground for a near-term interest rate hike, with a move as soon as November very much in play.

MPC Looking More Hawkish Despite Interest Rate Hold

The EY ITEM Club takes a look at today's Monetary Policy Committee decision

Minimum wage is leaving younger workers behind, warns TUC

The TUC is warning that the national minimum wage (NMW) risks leaving younger workers behind, as it gives evidence to the Low Pay Commission (LPC) today (Thursday 14th September 2014).