‘Foolproof’ system fails, injuring woman who got her hand stuck in door
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
OVERSTRETCHED probation officers are having to supervise up to 80 offenders at any one time leaving the public at greater risk, a watchdog report published today finds.
HM Chief Inspector of Probation Dame Glenys Stacey highlighted large caseloads in a report on services in...
- EXPOSED: Bosses’ poor excuses for failing to pay staff properly
- One Claimed Worker was Foreign ‘So didn’t Deserve Min Wage’
- Another Refsued to Pay Out for Employee who ‘Only Made Tea and Swept the Floor’
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
BRITISH AIRWAYS was forced to cancel around 40 flights from Heathrow yesterday as cabin crew launched a 48-hour strike over “poverty pay.”
Mixed fleet cabin crew who have joined the airline since 2010 and make up 15 per cent of BA’s stewards have a basic starting...
KEN LOACH’S trenchant criticism of the Guardian newspaper in a letter defending Jeremy Corbyn was edited out of Tuesday’s published edition, leaving the film-maker bemused.
Mr Loach’s letter came in response to the paper’s story about focus group research among...
Thursday 29th Dec 2016
BROADCASTING union Bectu will merge with Prospect on New Year’s Day following a decisive vote in favour.
Bectu confirmed that it would join forces with the engineering and science union on January 1.
The announcement follows a two-month ballot, which closed at the end of...
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
PRISON officers “overwhelmingly” rejected a pay and pensions deal yesterday that had been endorsed by union leaders.
The package included a provision allowing guards to continue retiring at 65 when the state pension age rises to 68.
But Prison Officers Association...
Friday 23rd Dec 2016
THOUSANDS of schoolchildren are being educated in old office blocks and warehouses as a third of free schools are still housed in temporary accommodation, Labour revealed yesterday.
The party said the Tories’ flagship free-school policy was “in chaos,” with 110 not in...
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Arts Theatre, WC2
RENOWNED English thespian Simon Callow returns to the West End with his one-man-show of A Christmas Carol, a seasonal fave that serves as a stark warning to us all against the...
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Loudon Wainwright IIIPalladium, London W1/Touring 4/5
LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III arrives on stage with only a guitar, a banjo and a creaking microphone stand. “Sounds like me in the mornings,” he jests.
Thursday 27th Oct 2016