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Ban on unpaid internships being considered, says UK employment minister

Shared from on 31 October 2016

Damian Hinds says it is right to review internships that are not accessible to those who don’t have help with living costs

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Angry white males

Shared from on 16 May 2016

The angry white male is everywhere. They’re on the forum where you posted that innocuous comment. They’re in the meeting where you can’t get airtime. They’re in the queue telling everyone else how to stand. They’re in the hotel lobby making sure they know “who they are”. They’re even writing this blog. The angry white […]

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Tories rocked by new ‘bullying’ storm as MP Lucy Allan accused of ‘vicious’ abuse of sick staff member

Shared from on 17 December 2015

A new bullying row hit the Conservative Party today after one of its MPs was accused of “vicious” verbal abuse against members of her own staff.

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Tories rocked by new ‘bullying’ storm as MP Lucy Allan accused of ‘vicious’ abuse of sick staff member

Shared from on 17 December 2015

A new bullying row hit the Conservative Party today after one of its MPs was accused of “vicious” verbal abuse against members of her own staff.

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Ken Livingstone would be suspended for racist jibes. Taunts over mental health should be treated the same way

Shared from on 19 November 2015

Ken Livingstone's comments towards Kevan Jones MP have not just highlighted his attitude towards mental health, but confusion in the way the Labour leadership treats such unacceptable behaviour.

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Tories ‘failed to act’ on ‘institutionalised bullying’

Shared from on 19 November 2015

A Conservative MP says party bosses failed to act on multiple complaints and warnings about bullying, harassment and blackma

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MPs’ hidden perk: £7,000 pay rise equals £85,000 pension boost

Shared from on 19 June 2015

You thought MP pension perks were being watered down? This chart shows how many will still see existing generous final salary benefits surge in value.

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Jeremy Hunt: ‘10% more GPs for seven-day week work load’

Shared from on 19 June 2015

The government is promising a "new deal" for GPs in England if they sign up to seven-day opening.

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Frank Field elected Work and Pensions Committee chairman

Shared from on 18 June 2015

Former Labour welfare reform minister Frank Field has been elected as the new Work and Pensions Committee chairman.

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A 10% pay rise for MPs is ‘not appropriate at this time’ – is the government finally in touch with the lives of ordinary voters?

Shared from on 4 June 2015

In a sign that the government is finally in touch with the lives of ordinary voters, it has written a letter to the parliamentary watchdog describing its proposed 10 per cent pay hike for MPs as “not appropriate” at the current time.

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A 10% pay rise for MPs is ‘not appropriate at this time’ – is the government finally in touch with the lives of ordinary voters?

Shared from on 4 June 2015

In a sign that the government is finally in touch with the lives of ordinary voters, it has written a letter to the parliamentary watchdog describing its proposed 10 per cent pay hike for MPs as “not appropriate” at the current time.

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Personal tax allowance to track minimum wage, says government

Shared from on 27 May 2015

Future increases in the income tax personal allowance will be linked to rises in the national minimum wage, the government has announced.

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Personal tax allowance to track minimum wage, says government

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Future increases in the income tax personal allowance will be linked to rises in the national minimum wage, the government has announced.

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Personal tax allowance to track minimum wage, says government

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Future increases in the income tax personal allowance will be linked to rises in the national minimum wage, the government has announced.

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Personal tax allowance to track minimum wage, says government

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Future increases in the income tax personal allowance will be linked to rises in the national minimum wage, the government has announced.

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