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Adam McCulloch is a freelance writer and editor.

Union doubtful over government figures on teachers’ hours

11 Oct 2019

Teachers' working hours have fallen by five hours per week over the past three years, according to government figures. But the main education union disagrees

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Thousands of jobs at stake as Pizza Express enters creditor talks

7 Oct 2019

Around 10,000 jobs at UK Pizza Express outlets could be at risk as the scale of the debts facing the popular family chain emerge.

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Age bias risks creation of a ‘forgotten generation’

7 Oct 2019

Despite more older people having to work for longer, age discrimination is still very much a factor in UK employment

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Fresh concern over jobs as UK service sector slumps

4 Oct 2019

The UK's service sector, which makes up 80% of the country's economy, contracted in September prompting fears of a recession.

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BBC staff demand answers over Naga Munchetty treatment

4 Oct 2019

Some BBC staff have called on management to formally apologise to presenter Naga Munchetty.

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Anger grows over BBC decision on Naga Munchetty complaint

27 Sep 2019

Lenny Henry and Adrian Lester sign letter demanding a rethink over complaints unit's decision

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Former Thomas Cook staff to take legal action

27 Sep 2019

MPs to investigate role of 'corporate greed' in company collapse; allegedly flawed redundancy procedures are cue for legal action

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Leaders at England’s worst police force ‘did not behave ethically’

27 Sep 2019

Senior officers were too often “not taking responsibility, not acting with honesty, integrity and competence” at a poorly performing police force, a watchdog has stated.

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Labour spells out plans for four-day working week

23 Sep 2019

A future Labour government would reduce the average working week to 32 hours, shadow councillor John McDonnell has told delegates at the party's Brighton conference.

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Health costs for UK staff in EU to be covered for six months after a no-deal Brexit

23 Sep 2019

Temporary measures to cover healthcare costs in EU in event of a no-deal Brexit fail to satisfy UK nationals

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Vulnerability of UK manufacturing to Brexit revealed by new study

23 Sep 2019

Regions with a high dependence on exports to the EU have been highlighted as being likely to be hit by...

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TUC urges Labour to scrap ‘all anti-union’ laws

21 Sep 2019

Pressure is mounting on Labour from the unions to commit to repealing all anti-union legislation since the 1980s.

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Co-op Bank, unions and retailers join global climate emergency strike

20 Sep 2019

Several companies are supporting employees in the UK who are participating in the Global Climate Strike protests taking place today.

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Oxford University retirement policy facing fresh challenge

13 Sep 2019

A second Oxford University professor this year is challenging the institution over its retirement policy...

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France faces tough battle over pension reform

13 Sep 2019

Paris has been crippled by public transport strikes today in response to moves by the French government to implement pension reform.

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