business

Zero hour contracts: Know your rights
Employment

Zero hour contracts: Know your rights

Contrary to common misconceptions, zero hour contract workers are entitled to sick and holiday pay. Here’s everything you need to know about the controversial employment model.

‘We need business rates reform not crippling hikes’ trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget
News

‘We need business rates reform not crippling hikes’ trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and 41 other leading trade groups are demanding fundamental changes to the business rates system.

Food shortages: Is Boris Johnson treating the UK like one big Tesco?
News

Food shortages: Is Boris Johnson treating the UK like one big Tesco?

Ex-Tesco CEO Sir David Lewis has been appointed government supply chain adviser. Could treating the UK like one big Tesco superstore help get food back on our shelves?

Building back better? Not for the working class
Opinion

Building back better? Not for the working class

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies
Employment

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies

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London buses transformed into healthcare and support hubs for people sleeping rough
Housing

London buses transformed into healthcare and support hubs for people sleeping rough

Paid internship and financial health start-ups win Covid recovery grants
Employment

Paid internship and financial health start-ups win Covid recovery grants

Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted
News

Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted

£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?
News

£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?

How to reduce job hunting stress
Employment

How to reduce job hunting stress

CO2 crisis: Why you shouldn’t panic buy
News

CO2 crisis: Why you shouldn’t panic buy

Excluded from Covid support: How one missed deadline made a man homeless
Employment

Excluded from Covid support: How one missed deadline made a man homeless

Plans to ‘modernise’ working life will allow employees to request flexibility from day one
Employment

Plans to ‘modernise’ working life will allow employees to request flexibility from day one

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Imperial measurements? What’s really on the government agenda
Politics

Imperial measurements? What’s really on the government agenda