OECD urges UK to hold fire on tech tax
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Secretary General of the OECD has urged to the UK to hold off on its planned tech tax.Read more
Leaders Council: GMB Union endorses Lisa Nandy in Labour leadership raceLabour MP Lisa Nandy's bid to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as party leader was handed a major boost as GMB Union endorsed her as their favoured candidate on Tuesday.
Shapps demands data over HS2Secretary for transport, Grant Shapps, has demanded more information regarding plans for HS2, following estimates of the cost of the project rising to £106 billion.
UCL report criticises proliferation of new housing developments built beside roadsA report by University College London has criticised planners and engineers for allowing new housing developments to be built next to roads which do not accommodate pedestrians and cyclists.
Government loses votes on EU Withdrawal Bill in the LordsThe government’s EU Withdrawal Bill has been held up after losing three votes in the House of Lords.
Sir Keir Starmer reaches final ballot in Labour leadership race, Leaders Council reportsThe Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland has reported that Sir Keir Starmer has received the amount of support needed to advance to the final stage of the Labour leadership contest.
Government intervention could help solve care industry’s retention struggles, says home care provider Fairhope
Government intervention could help solve care industry’s retention struggles, says home care provider FairhopeAmong the Conservatives’ pledges ahead of the historic December general election victory, there was a visible focus on adding nurses to the NHS workforce through better retention measures. However, one homecare provider believes that government intervention must also extend to the social care industry, where the very same retention problems are apparent.
Accommodating fire protection apprenticeships as part of levy reforms important for firms like Pyrotect