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HMRC cleaners suspend industrial action following dispute victory

14 September 2016

Cleaners working in HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) offices have called off industrial action after their hours were reinstated this …

Study highlights ‘unsettling’ gender inequality in recruitment

14 September 2016

A “deeply unsettling” study carried out by a UK university has suggested that, when applying for jobs, women are more …

Figures suggest that fears about the punishing effect of court fee increases have been realised

23 August 2016

The recent hikes in court issue fees have meant that many businesses and individuals are no longer able to pursue …

Deliveroo riders rise together and win contract dispute

17 August 2016

A major food delivery firm has abandoned its plans to force “absurd” new contracts on its workforce.

IPO release facts on the future of post EU Referendum intellectual property laws

3 August 2016

Published yesterday, a new guide by the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) will attempt to dispel uncertainties surrounding the UK’s …

Watchdog calls for official cut-off date for PPI mis-selling claims

2 August 2016

The UK’s financial regulator has announced a proposed cut-off date for claims over the financial mis-selling of Payment Protection Insurance …

FCA probe into insurance sector finds evidence of financial mis-selling

26 July 2016

Investigations conducted by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have unveiled evidence of financial mis-selling in the UK’s insurance sector – …

Cohabitation on the up, says ONS

25 July 2016

Marriage continues to decline while the number of cohabiting couples in England and Wales increases, new statistics has shown.

London taxi drivers tackle Uber over workers’ rights

19 July 2016

Two London taxi drivers have taken growing app giant Uber to an Employment Tribunal this week, in a workers’ rights …

Bank of England threatens to shut down commercial trusts

14 July 2016

As the rate of withdrawals spiked after the Brexit vote, the Bank of England (BoE) has warned of the serious …