Blogs

7 Sep 2014

According to a poll commissioned by the TUC to mark the start of Congress 2014, half the workforce think their employer can afford to offer better pay rises.

5 Sep 2014

A diamond mine has opened in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, the lands of Africa’s last hunting Bushmen, despite the Botswana government's denials of such a plan.

5 Sep 2014

The shift in employment from higher to lower paying industries, and rising levels of under-employment have helped push earnings growth to a record low, says the TUC.

4 Sep 2014

Women are crucial partners in peacebuilding and must be guaranteed the safe political space, including a seat at the 'negotiating table', say United Nations officials.

4 Sep 2014

As world leaders gather at the NATO Summit in Celtic Manor Newport, peace protestors will be marching from Newport to the Celtic Manor to hand in peace messages to the Summit.

4 Sep 2014

A new report published yesterday (3 September), commissioned by the TUC from London Metropolitan University, exposes the impact of the government’s austerity measures on LGBT services.

4 Sep 2014

The recent upsurge in violence in Iraq has led to a major new humanitarian crisis with more than 1.45 million people forced to flee their homes since the start of the year, says Christian Aid.

3 Sep 2014

Misrepresentation by government departments is an abuse of community, says Jill Segger. She suggests that the behaviour of the DWP not only contravenes the Cabinet Office guidance on goverment communications, but violates the commandment against bearing false witness.