Blogs

1 Aug 2014

The TUC and CBI have today (1 August) marked the first anniversary of the government’s Traineeships programme by signing a joint statement of support for those wanting to take part in the scheme.

1 Aug 2014

Ministry of Justice figures show a complex picture of a prison service making heroic strides in some areas while struggling to cope with the impact of rising prison numbers and cuts to prison staff and budgets.

31 Jul 2014

Being made male or female should be a gift of God, not a weapon of oppression says a new paper by Christian Aid, Of the Same Flesh: exploring a theology of gender.

31 Jul 2014

An attack on an elementary school in Gaza, where more than 3,000 displaced civilians had sought refuge, is a possible war crime and should be independently investigated, says Amnesty International.

30 Jul 2014

Christian Aid has issued a statement calling for an end to impunity on both sides in the Israel- Palestine conflict through a framework guided by international law and justice.

30 Jul 2014

Employment tribunal fees have been a huge victory for Britain’s worst bosses, according to a new TUC report marking the first anniversary of the new charges.

30 Jul 2014

Research from the housing and homelessness charity Shelter found that 48 per cent of working 20 to 34 year olds live with their parents because they are unable to afford to rent or buy their own home.

29 Jul 2014

The government has dismissed MPs’ concerns about British use of armed drones and said it plans to expand their deployment while redoubling efforts to “promote” them to the public and MPs.

29 Jul 2014

The UN Secretary-General has urged Israelis and Palestinians to stop fighting now, “in the name of humanity” and agree a ceasefire, allowing delivery of urgently needed humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip.

29 Jul 2014

Children England, along with many of their member organisations and the TUC have published a new joint agreement on the future of children’s services commissioning.