News

News

Stay up to date with the latest news on politics and business. Follow @theparlreview on Twitter for more live updates

Wages rise as employment hits highest level since 1971

According to figures published today by the Office for National Statistics, the UK employment rate is at the highest level since comparable records began in 1971.

Parliament to be prorogued tonight

During today’s morning lobby briefing, No.10 has confirmed that parliament will be prorogued after the finishing of today’s parliamentary proceedings.

No-deal Brexit would be shared “failure”, prime minister says

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that a no-deal Brexit would be a “failure” for which both the British and Irish governments would be culpable.

David Gadsby talks European exports, mass exoduses and double-edged swords

Since we last spoke to David Gadsby, co-owner of Cambridgeshire-based specialist export engineering firm Spirotech Group, he confesses to having been “overly busy”. This is perhaps an understatement given the fact that month-on-month since last September his company has grown on average between eight and 12 per cent.

Bookmaker William Hill announces CEO switch

Betting giant William Hill has announced that its chief digital officer Ulrik Bengtsson is set to replace the outgoing Philip Bowcock as chief-executive.

Work and Pensions secretary Amber Rudd quits

Secretary for Work and Pensions Amber Rudd has resigned from the Cabinet and relinquished the Conservative whip in opposition to the government’s Brexit strategy and the expulsion of 21 rebel MPs.

Should England follow Scotland and Ireland's plans to abolish council tax on nurseries?

We have invited previous contributors to the Parliamentary Review to comment upon political issues which they feel impact them. This week we asked Linda Symons, from Kidz Kabin Nurseries, to discuss the business rate charges which impact nurseries in England but have recently been revoked across the border.

Sajid Javid announces £2.6 billion extra for schools in 2020

According to the chancellor of the exchequer, Sajid Javid, schools in England will receive the sum as an attempt to return to the levels of funding prior to austerity measures.

Featured Organisations

Care & Repair

Care & Repair Cymru is a registered charity and national body who represent 13 Care & Repair agencies that provide housing support to older people acr... Read more

Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe

In 2018, Fujitsu Laboratories is marking a milestone year, celebrating 50 years of innovating and developing cutting- edge digital technologies. Their... Read more

Franklyn Shaw Associates

Franklyn Shaw Associates is a family-run business, with over 50 years of combined experience in the asbestos removal and construction sector. Founded ... Read more

Latest News

OECD urges UK to hold fire on tech tax