It is hard to conceive of a bigger nightmare for British business than the confirmation of the content leaked in the Labour manifesto, an ode to doom.
The government recently announced that the Trade Union Bill completed its parliamentary process, saying that “people will now be protected from undemocratic industrial action” – so here’s what you need to know about it.
Britain’s capital is finally set to experience the delayed night tube, as 84 per cent of Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) members have agreed to the terms offered by London Underground – following failure to launch for the Rugby World Cup on 12 September 2015.
As the nation begins to feel the strain of the first doctors walk out, and unions announce the latest planned London Underground strikes, Jan Cavelle explains why she believes these types of industrial action are damaging and unrealistic.
Following the landmark case of Lock vs British Gas, Easyjet has become the first airline to pay cabin crew their holiday entitlement – including any commission.
Home secretary Theresa May has called for urgent changes amid the ongoing Channel Tunnel crisis. However, with little actually being done to sway the situation, Jan Cavelle questions whether the government has created a stable environment for businesses to grow in.
The Conservatives have confirmed the introduction of new legislation aimed “to make strike laws fair for working people”.
There are some guarantees when the temperature starts to rise in Britain. The papers are full of photos of zoo animals eating ice lollies, people who usually whinge about the rain and cold start to complain about the heat, and the Trade Unions give the impression that every business in the country is running a Victorian sweatshop.
In light of upcoming strikes which could see our transport system descend into chaos, it's time for voting laws to be taken further than business secretary Sajid Javid's new plans to ensure the union's voice is truly representative.
A recent report from CommuteLondon counted nearly 480,000 tweets from frustrated commuters last year – so we pulled together the best ones.
As newly appointed business secretary Sajid Javid announced there will be “significant changes” to strike laws under the new government, RMT members have voted to strike.
Last year a million public servants went on strike for a day; last week 400,000 did the same. But what did it achieve? It just made us all more aware of how generous state pensions are!