Labour manifesto promises radical transformation to world of work

22 November 2019

Although ideas and proposals seem to have been appearing for weeks, the official Labour Party general election manifesto has only just been published and it promises what Jeremy Corbyn describes as “real change” in numerous areas, including employment.

Shadow Chancellor wants workers to take back control

22 November 2019

In a recent election speech, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said that the Labour Party wanted to change a world where decisions are made about the companies or services people work in over which they have no say and no influence.

Party leaders make their pitch to business

19 November 2019

With Brexit dominating the political agenda for many months, the business community has at various times found itself at odds with both the main parties.

Employers’ confidence at lowest since referendum

18 November 2019

At net -31, employers’ confidence in the UK economy has dropped to the joint lowest level since mid-2016, according to new data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

Real Living Wage set for pre-Christmas increases

14 November 2019

As seasonal spending increases, thousands of people are set to enjoy a timely pay rise — provided they work for one of the almost 6000 real Living Wage employers across the country.

Election focus on childcare

13 November 2019

Aiming to get parents back to work and to help children achieve, the Labour Party has promised to spend £1 billion on opening 1000 new early years centres in England if it forms the next Government.

More firms are paying the real Living Wage

11 November 2019

Significant progress has been made on the real Living Wage in 2019 with 19% of UK jobs currently paying below the threshold of £9.00 and £10.55 in London, down from 22% in 2018.