Around 50 workers and supporters took to the picket lines at the University of London today, armed with music, whistles, flags and placards as part of an ongoing campaign to win better pay and conditions for the university’s outsourced workers.
Taxpayer-backed lender has cut 11,760 jobs as part of its 2011 strategic review
Staff and academics at universities across the country have announced a third day-long national strike, the next step in an escalating battle over pay and conditions.
The elite Catholic college, launchpad to many illustrious alumni, will be open to all-comers
We were plunged into the torrid turmoil of the Heath years
Health experts warn Mid-Staffs crisis has taken terrible toll on frontline workers
Vince Cable was potentially heading towards another political battering over the flotation of Royal Mail today as the chairman said it should give its chief executive a pay rise beyond her present £1.25 million package.
Talks aimed at averting strikes by London Underground workers over Tube ticket office closures are to be held.
Many allegations are likely to be 'malicious', insist teachers' unions
The status of Trierweiler, who is paid for by the French taxpayer, is a legitimate matter for enquiry. The rest isn't
Miners' union general secretary Chris Kitchen: 'Unfortunately the perception I had of Arthur the great trade unionist, socialist, just is nothing like the reality as to the man that I know now'
With 26.4 doctors per 10,000 people, Wales has one of the lowest doctor per patient ratios in Europe
President says he is ready to axe the ‘excesses and abuses’ of France’s social model
Salaries could rise to that height within five to eight years, says think tank
When the two ends of the Channel Tunnel met in 1990, the moment was marked by a shaking of hands between a construction worker from France and one from England, followed by a mutual crossing of hundreds of workers. The man who enabled that meeting to take place through the production of special laser guidance equipment was Peter Zollman, a Hungarian refugee from the 1956 revolution, who was only 25 when he arrived in England with a degree in electrical engineering and who went on to win three Queen's Awards for technological innovation and export in the industry.
“This process is not dead, but it is far from finished,” says American diplomat chairing talks