Committee criticises govt for "cost over quality" public sector outsourcing strategy

09 July 2018

The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee has criticised the government for a "cost over quality" approach to public sector outsourcing.

£10 minimum wage would mean £5.6m boost for public purse, research shows

06 July 2018

Increasing the minimum wage to £10 per hour for workers over the age of 18 would generate £5.6 million a year for the public purse, research by Landman Economics has shown.

John McDonnell endorses IER at Unite Conference

06 July 2018

The Institute of Employment Rights was at the Unite union conference this week, where Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell endorsed the proposals of our Manifesto for Labour Law, and we welcomed Shadow Business Minister Rebecca Long-Bailey to our fringe meeting.

UN to investigate impact of austerity on human rights in UK

29 June 2018

Professor Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights for the United Nations (UN), will visit the UK this autumn to investigate the impact of eight years of austerity measures.

GMB reports Met Police to ICO

27 June 2018

The GMB union has reported the Metropolitan Police to the Information Commissioners' Office (ICO) after it ignored a Freedom of Information request.

Unions win pay offer of up to 27.7% for NHS Scotland workers

27 June 2018

NHS Scotland has offered workers a pay offer worth up to 27.7% over the next three years in a deal brokered by healthcare unions.

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