Boris’s free trade agenda for Europe could be a social and environmental disaster for London and the rest of the UK.
It’s interesting that, in his column for today’s Telegraph, Boris Johnson has cited the German economy as the measuring stick against which Britain should compare itself.
Why do David Cameron and the Eurosceptics hate European Union measures that protect workers’ rights? Here are some of the key rights workers’ may lose.
Andrew Tromans is a History and Politics student at the University of Sheffield. For many people the notion of a 9-5 job, Saturdays and Sunday for leisure and even basic employment rights such as maternity leave are just not a reality. I am not talking about night-workers or people working in the emergency services, but [...]
Plans to make it easier to sack workers at will are not only wrong in principle but won’t actually reduce unemployment and kickstart the economy.
In a return to the 1980s, employment tribunal changes came into effect last week that attack workers’ rights and make it easy for bosses to fire staff at will.
Tony Burke writes about the fear of the unions over the EU’s attempts to undermine employment rights
The TUC’s Sarah Veale takes apart hard-right Tory MP Dominic Raab’s claims that cutting employment rights will help anyone do anything.
George Osborne’s speech Tory party conferencetoday was (amongst other things) a transparent attempt to shift the blame for unemployment to workers’ rights.