• May 23, 2016

    The city regions at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse – Greater Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds – have enjoyed rising prosperity over the last few years, according to new research published on 19 May 2016.

  • July 2, 2015

    Methodist Fellowship Groups, united by shared ethnicity or language, have reported to the Methodist Conference on their intention to deepen relationships and celebrate diversity.

  • December 2, 2014

    The government is collecting £17bn less than forecast in income tax because of the lack of earnings growth in the UK, according to the TUC.

  • September 5, 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.

  • May 9, 2013

    The UK is experiencing a slower economic recovery than 23 of the 33 advanced economies monitored by theIMF, according to new analysis published by the TUC.

  • May 1, 2013

    The TUC has put forward five key priorities for the next two years in its campaign plan published today (1May).

  • February 18, 2013

    The UK has experienced the second slowest export growth of all G7 countries since 2010, with only Japan faring worse, the TUC says.

  • December 31, 2012

    Quaker Meetings are not hotbeds of the competitive instinct and in most Meeting Houses you will probably find a poster depicting two donkeys tethered to each other, straining in opposite directions to reach bundles of hay. In the second frame, the animals have realised the futility of their actions and are standing side by side munching contentedly from the same manger. 'Co-operation is better than conflict' is the caption.

  • November 10, 2012

    A new Consumer Focus report says making the homes of low-income households more energy efficient will boost growth and create jobs.

  • October 30, 2011

    It’s the G20 in Cannes this week. You’ve got to love the French for putting the summit in one of the most glamorous towns on the Cote d’Azur, but I suppose they’re versed in security down there, what with the film festival and all. I expect it’s pretty similar logistics ensuring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt can move safely from uber-yacht to La Croisette to the Carlton Hotel, as it will be for the 20 wealthiest nation heads of state to shuffle to the convention centre.