Further details announced on review of Public Sector Equality Duty

29 November 2012

The government has revealed the terms of reference for the review of the Public Sector Equality Duty and the names of those on the steering committee.

Extraordinary revelations as blacklist compiler Ian Kerr gives evidence

28 November 2012

Yesterday, Chief Executive Officer of known blacklisting organisation the Consulting Association Ian Kerr gave oral evidence to the Scottish Affairs Select Committee as part of its inquiry into the practice.



Debate over a general strike continues

23 November 2012

Debate is continuing among UK trade unions over the possibility of staging a general strike.

Speak out now or risk losing your voice in Whitehall

16 November 2012

The government has brought in new guidance allowing ministers to provide just two weeks to consult the public on their proposals rather than the usual 12 weeks.

Without enough time to gather strong evidence and write a clear and considered response, the public has been put at a serious disadvantage when it comes to having our say in policies that affect us all.

This appears to be nothing less than an ideological attack designed to stifle opposition to the government's policies.

Join us in our campaign to raise our voices on this issue, or risk losing your chance to speak out in the future

Employee Ownership "possibly illegal"

21 November 2012

The Committee Stage of the Growth and Infrastructure Bill continued in the House of Commons yesterday (20 November), with further questions about the government's plans to introduce a new status of worker - an employee owner.

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