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NHS needs £102bn funding increase, economists and doctors warn

The UK is lagging behind other developed economies in terms of population health as a result of austerity and other policy decisions, experts warn.

NHS pay rise has public support

Two-thirds of the population want NHS staff to get more than a 1% pay rise this year.

May Day win for IKEA workers

GMB union secured the living wage for all IKEA staff in time for May Day.

Govt taskforce backs more flexible working

Both HR and trade union professionals are pushing for stronger rights to flexible working arrangements.

Frank Wilkinson 1934-2021

Remembering one of the founders of IER

Govt gives just 50p extra to struggling workers on statutory sick pay

Unions have criticised the government's "miserly" approach to sick pay.

PPE failures a “shameful” violation of human rights, says Amnesty International

The government is attacking the human rights of its citizens at an acclerating rate, Amnesty International warns.

Over-50s hardest hit by Covid redundancies

Concerns have been raised about the opportunities for older workers to find new jobs.

Most workplaces did not receive promised Covid-19 “spot checks”

New figures reveal widespread non-compliance with Covid-19 workplace rules and virtually no enforcement action.

Justice for the Shrewsbury 24

The Court of Appeal has agreed that the convictions of 24 trade unionists were a miscarriage of justice.

Nearly 40,000 Asda workers claim equal pay victory in Supreme Court

The ruling sets a precedent for thousands of women across the grocery sector.

Thatcher Minister admits being briefed by SpyCops

Thatcher's Employment Secretary has admitted being briefed by Special Branch on the actions of trade unionists.
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