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This Tory Government needs to stop burying its head in the sand about the problems in social care - Barbara Keeley

Barbara Keeley MP, Labour’s Shadow Social
Care Minister,
commenting
on the Government’s decision to temporarily suspend HMRC enforcement action and
waive historical penalties for sleep-in shifts, said:

“This announcement does little to
help sort out the issue of pay for sleep-in shifts.

“Care providers still face a £400 million
bill...Read More »


Speech: Opening new doors for business with Chile through Cass MBA Programme

Welcome to everyone. Last week Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England unveiled the new £10 note in the UK, featuring Jane Austen, a British writer who died 200 years ago, but whose words are relevant today: “ My idea of good company is the company of...Read More »


This report demonstrates Government’s total failure to get to grips with disability employment gap - Alex Cunningham

Alex Cunningham,
Shadow Work and Pensions Minister
, commenting on the Rethink Mental
Illness report, said:

“This
report highlights the shocking barriers faced by people with mental health
conditions trying to find a job, and demonstrates this Government’s total
failure to get to grips with the disability employment gap.

“The
Government’s...Read More »


Press release: Jobs Boom for UK Creative Industries

The UK’s creative industries have today cemented their position as a powerhouse for growth, with employment in the sector growing at four times the rate of the UK workforce as whole.

The nation’s creative industries now employ almost two million people, up five per cent on the previous year,...Read More »


Press release: Investigation leads to improvements in safeguarding at Jehovah’s Witnesses charity

A Charity Commission investigation has led to improvements in safeguarding at a Jehovah’s Witnesses charity, according to a report published today (26 July 2017). The report also makes findings of misconduct and mismanagement against the charity’s trustees.

The Commission concludes that trustees of the Manchester New Moston Congregation...Read More »


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