Once the voice of the more civilised wing of the party, the think-tank is now firmly in the Let’s Get Nasty Again tendency
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Monday 02 September 2013
The company had argued that Mr Jarvis was a volunteer so did not need to be paid
Monday 19 August 2013
Parents face a growing struggle as the cost of bringing up a child has risen to £148,000, research found.
Monday 12 August 2013
Sketch: When attacking an organisation that big, it is not a bad idea to be in command of your facts
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Professor Sir George Bain says the value of minimum wage has fallen because it hasn't kept pace with inflation
New crisis for Coalition as Nick Clegg vows to block childcare reforms reforms following revolt from parent groups
Thursday 09 May 2013
Labour says apparent U-turn was 'yet another example of chaos and incompetence at the heart of government policymaking'
Friday 19 April 2013
Although it is supposed to be illegal to pay staff below those levels, employers are using a variety of ruses to sidestep the rates
Government rejects 'freeze' calls and raises national minimum wage by nearly two per cent, with a new adult rate of £6.31
Monday 15 April 2013
Calls from business leaders to freeze the national minimum wage were rejected today by the Government which raised its level by nearly two per cent.
Saturday 13 April 2013
Wigan Athletic have become the second Premier League football club to be exposed for advertising a lengthy internship with no salary.
Friday 12 April 2013
The details of 100 companies accused of breaking the law by using unpaid interns in paid roles have been handed to HM Revenue and Customs by Employment Minister Jo Swinson.
Monday 18 February 2013
On these isles the Living Wage campaign - which proposes a minimum wage in line with the cost of living - has won support across Westminster, with Boris and Ed Miliband strident backers. Now there's some similar momentum in the US. President Obama announced in his State of the Union address an intention to lift the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour, and take thousands of workers out of poverty. So how's this playing out politically?
Child minders and nurseries will be able to double the number of children they look after under new plans
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Child minders and nurseries will be able to double the number of children they look after under plans to cut care bills for working families being considered by the Government.
Friday 14 December 2012
Letter left for Work and Pensions Secretary results in 500 receiving the London Living Wage
Thursday 13 December 2012
The chaos that has descended on the translation facilities available to Britain's courtrooms is an object lesson in how not to privatise a public service. Court officials have had to scramble to find qualified interpreters at short notice. There has been a sharp rise in delayed and abandoned trials. Individuals have been kept needlessly in jail on remand. And the quality of interpreters has at times been appalling. All this is contained in a withering assessment of the new system by the Public Accounts Committee.
Ten million over-65s show caring side as they help out families, charities and local communities for free
Wednesday 12 December 2012
The army of older people helping out families, charities and local communities for free would earn £643m a week at minimum wage scale.
Monday 03 December 2012
Economic Outlook: They introduced the labour market equivalent of thalidomide
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict
- 1 Three of Pope Francis' relatives die in Argentina car crash, including two young great-nephews
- 2 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 3 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad with Jager and potatoes for vodka as campsite opens tomorrow
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Ferguson protests: 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein ‘arrested’ by police during St Louis demonstrations