Politics

Charity slams JCVI decision on HPV vaccinations

The decision by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) today (19 July 2017) to deny boys a vaccination against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has been condemned by a leading oral health charity.

TUC says the financial sector isn’t delivering for working people

The TUC is today (Wednesday 19th July 2017) publishing a new audit of the economic and social costs and benefits of the financial sector in the UK.

UK food and drink supply chain outlines Brexit priorities

In a joint letter, signatories from 26 representative bodies from across the UK food and drink supply chain have agreed 10 key priorities for the negotiations with the EU

Top UK Companies Silent on Ethnic Makeup of Management

British businesses must break their “silence” on the under-representation of black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) in key roles

Relief for consumers and the BoE as CPI inflation unexpectedly falls

Relief for consumers and the Bank of England as CPI inflation unexpectedly falls to 2.6% in June from 2.9% in May

CPI inflation Takes a Surprise Dip

The latest inflation figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), shows that annual CPI inflation in June 2017 fell to 2.6 percent from 2.9 percent in May.

Government must engage with ASLEF and RMT to resolve Southern Rail dispute

Recently elected Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd will be joined today (Tuesday 18 July) in Westminster by the General Secretaries of ASLEF and RMT, and will call on Chris Grayling to meet with them to discuss the Southern Rail dispute.

Brexit uncertainty starts to bite on UK GDP and housing market growth

UK GDP growth will slow from 1.8% in 2016, to around 1.5% in 2017 and 1.4% in 2018, according to the latest projections

The Future Forum 2017

The Future Forum 2017 – The Bank of England

Let's talk about economics and how the financial world affects your life.

Taylor Report is a “Common-sense Approach to Employment”

The CEO of online recruitment business RedWigWam has welcomed the findings of the government’s long-awaited employment review and says the gig economy has been unfairly painted as the black sheep of the labour market.

Save Kids’ Content Campaign joined by TV stars, MPs and peers in the House of Commons

The Save Kids’ Content Campaign was joined by TV stars, MPs and peers in the House of Commons to celebrate an exciting leap forward for British children’s television

Thousands of working mothers cut short maternity leave over job fears

New research reveals that just 12% of working mothers take a full year’s maternity leave and almost one in five (18%) take four months or less (video below)