Blogs

1 Jul 2014

An internal Ministry of Justice document has revealed that the Justice Secretary’s plans for a cut to legal aid – known as the ‘Residence Test’ – may not result in any savings.

1 Jul 2014

The TUC has welcomed a statement signed by ministers from the UK and six other European countries urging retailers to donate to the Rana Plaza fund for victims of the Bangladesh factory collapse in 2013

1 Jul 2014

The General Secretary of the Methodist Church has encouraged Methodists to rise to the challenge of falling membership figures.

30 Jun 2014

From today (30 June), every employee has the statutory right to request flexible working after 26 weeks employment service.

30 Jun 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his grave concern at the deepening crisis in Iraq and the rising number of civilian deaths and injuries.

28 Jun 2014

The United States Supreme Court has decided not to hear Argentina’s appeal against a $1.3 billion award to two US-based vulture funds.

27 Jun 2014

A new report from Quaker Peace & Social Witness describes Armed Forces Day as one strand in a government strategy to reverse falling recruitment and declining public support for military interventions.

27 Jun 2014

Brazilian officials have warned that uncontacted Indians face imminent “tragedy” and "death" after a dramatic increase in the number of sightings in the Amazon rainforest near the Peru border.