Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

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

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

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 (more…)

Monarch’s collapse is a red flag for pension savers

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The collapse of Monarch is “a not-to-be-ignored red flag” for people on the cusp of retirement, warns the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial services organisations. (more…)

Agriculture in the UK today

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

A breakdown of UK agriculture

Following the country’s decision to exit the EU, the state of agriculture in the UK is perhaps more important now than ever before. (more…)

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

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

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 (more…)

Should we welcome plans to sell off wasted NHS land?

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

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? (more…)

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

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

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. (more…)

Jeremy Corbyn makes pizza with Barnardo's care leaver

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

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

Reactions to the German election outcome

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Business reactions to yesterday's German General Election. (more…)

Markets shrug at May's Florence speech

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Theresa May’s speech confirmed that the UK is seeking a transition period but gave few further details on the final shape of Brexit, according to Azad Zangana, Schroders Senior European Economist: (more…)

Angela Merkel may triumph but what will her government look like?

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By Jaisal Pastakia, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management

According to Bloomberg’s poll of polls, it looks likely that Angela Merkel will be re-elected as Chancellor for a fourth term. (more…)

MPC Looking More Hawkish Despite Interest Rate Hold

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The EY ITEM Club takes a look at today's Monetary Policy Committee decision (more…)

Minimum wage is leaving younger workers behind, warns TUC

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

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). (more…)

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