Factors including rent and travel take their toll on the pockets of Londoners
Decision to scrap outsourcing of controversial polygraph tests is latest blow to Government's privatisation plans following scandals involving G4S and Serco
I thought Thatcher’s cardboard box city of rough sleepers outside Waterloo station had gone forever
People were most receptive to messages that appeared to affect them personally, rather than peer pressure
The number of public sector workers on low wages doubles to more than one million, with women and part-time staff disproportionately affected by squeeze on incomes
Immediate action is more than ever dependent on channeling the private sector
The strongest brand in European train travel has reached the end of the line. The Rail Europe name is to be erased by Christmas – just as horizons for British train travellers are being expanded with a new Paris-Barcelona high-speed service.
Occupiers are protesting the "monetisation of higher education"
Free market capitalism is a con. The state is the backbone of modern British capitalism
Are students as apathetic as the stereotype runs? Jamie Crow finds out how engaged they are
We need a full inquiry into the goings-on at the Co-op Bank
New Government proposals that aim to boost final-salary schemes could hit their benefits, reports Simon Read
Britain's elite new police force launches today with appeal for private sector to fill its skills gap
The state makes some gesture towards curbing state corruption, but family relationships and tradition are at the core of the problem
Review launched after Rochdale child-grooming scandal discovers that 63 privately owned homes did not meet the Government’s minimum standards
Here's the real scandal: It turns out the former deputy speaker is now entitled to a “severance” payment of £9,000 simply for ceasing to do the job