THERE are fewer working-class actors in the profession than ever before, the Equity conference heard yesterday.
Addressing issues of equality and diversity at the actors’ union annual gathering, Greater Manchester delegate David Cockayne said he had noticed that younger people in...
Monday 22nd May 2017
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MORE firefighters are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to service cuts and increased pressures of the job.
London delegate Steve White told the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) conference yesterday that firefighters having to respond to medical...
Saturday 13th May 2017
LABOUR will halt fire-service cuts to ensure brigades are safely staffed and equipped, shadow chancellor John McDonnell vowed yesterday.
Addressing Fire Brigades Union (FBU) delegates in Blackpool, Mr McDonnell promised the “heroes and heroines who risk their lives every...
Union will stop taking on extra work if pay rise is capped at Tories’ 1%
Friday 12th May 2017
PREGNANT front-line firefighters are being forced to put their unborn babies at risk due to woeful maternity pay, FBU conference heard.
Fire Brigades Union national women’s committee’s Louise Connell told delegates yesterday that poor maternity pay is...
GEORGE OSBORNE was greeted by an angry “unwelcome party” yesterday as he turned up at the Evening Standard to start his first day as the London newspaper’s editor.
Black-cab drivers shouted: “We’re coming for you” at the former chancellor, who they...
Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Bosses recruit unwitting new staff to break living wage strike
Saturday 15th Apr 2017
A SEASON of plays shining a light on Britain’s housing crisis past and present will be launched next week.
The nine productions will cover topics from the housing of Victorian slums via the 1970s squat revolution to “white flight” — a term used to describe the...
ALMOST 200,000 emergency patients were forced to wait more than four hours for treatment last winter, which is the worst winter average on record, figures showed yesterday.
Official health service data showed that a total of 195,764 A&E patients waited for admission beyond the NHS...
Friday 14th Apr 2017
Tens of thousands lose vital support thanks to arbitrary PIP rules
Wednesday 12th Apr 2017