The new Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill gives the Government the power to ensure unions provide essential cover
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Conservative MPs express frustration at time limit introduced on stamp duty cut
Treasury minister Victoria Atkins said the UK Government must adopt a ‘fiscally responsible’ approach while it supports businesses and people.
100,000 civil servants with PCS union to stage 24-hour strike
The union said its members in 124 government departments and other bodies will walk out on February 1.
Turbines set new British wind power record
More than 21 gigawatts of wind power was being produced early on Tuesday evening.
Workers who breach proposed anti-strike law en masse ‘unlikely’ to face sackings
Lawyers from several UK firms have said that employers are unlikely to want to sack their workers over breach of the proposed law.
Covid-19 remains biggest barrier to air travel – survey
Some 32% of survey respondents who did not take a flight in the 12 months to October 2022 said the virus was a factor.
Almost 1,500 ambulance workers in Wales prepare for second strike day
Paramedics, emergency care assistants, call handlers and other staff will stage a major walkout on Wednesday.
Rail union announces a week of industrial action
Thousands of members of the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association in Network Rail will strike.
Markets rally as businesses call for end to uncertainty under new PM
Shares rose in London after a rollercoaster day.
Economic decline ‘gathers momentum’ as UK output slumps
The influential S&P Global/ CIPS flash UK composite purchasing managers index showed a reading of 47.2 in October, below September’s 49.1.