Job prospects for graduates and apprentices are looking brighter for next year as more companies expect to hire staff, according to a new report.
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Thursday 19 May 2011
Royal Mail workers will vote next week on an emergency resolution that raises the prospect of the third national postal strike in five years. The resolution, to be discussed behind closed doors at the Communication Workers Union annual conference in Bournemouth, sets out a series of objections to Royal Mail's latest business plan.
Saturday 14 May 2011
There is further uncertainty around the Government's reforms to the controversial Health Bill after it delayed publishing an expected business plan for the Department of Health.
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Sunday 24 April 2011
Tuesday 29 March 2011
Sir Alex Ferguson is predicting "absolute chaos" on FA Cup semi-final weekend.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
The City watchdog showed signs today of easing the tough affordability criteria lenders must use as part of its overhaul of the mortgage market.
Saturday 19 February 2011
Monday 14 February 2011
Britain's army of small shareholders do not always get the respect they deserve, so the launch of the UK Individual ShareholdersSociety, a new group to represent their interests, is welcome. But hang on, don't we already have such a body in the form of the UK Shareholders' Association? And wasn't it run by Roger Lawson, the chap behind the UKISS? Yes, is the answer to both questions. Our spies tell us there was a falling out at UKSA, prompting Lawson to go it alone.
Friday 11 February 2011
A city council plans to cut more than 7,000 jobs as it faces a "gargantuan challenge" to save £300 million over the next three years.
Wednesday 09 February 2011
The independence of the highest court in the land cannot be properly guaranteed because of the way it is funded, its president has said.
Wednesday 02 February 2011
Saturday 15 January 2011
The fund manager F&C Asset Management gained ground in its battle against activist US investors yesterday as its second biggest shareholder, Eureko, publicly backed its board.
Sunday 09 January 2011
America's top forensic scientist has warned that axing the UK's Forensic Science Service (FSS) will increase the risk of miscarriages of justice.
Tuesday 14 December 2010
The BBC will invite broadcasting rivals to comment on its performance and react to changes in areas of "market sensitivity", Sir Michael Lyons said today.
Saturday 11 December 2010
Groups of residents will be able to save their pubs, shops, libraries and leisure centres from closure under plans to be set out next week to shift power to local communities.
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Argentinian scored 'rabona' wonder goal for Tottenham in Europa League – see it here
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella