Ed Miliband will pledge to crack down on “cowboy employment agencies” on Monday as he outlines a raft of measures that will ban exclusive recruitment of overseas workers and close loopholes that allow the wages of permanent staff to be undercut.
A senior legal advisor at the European court of justice has rejected a claim by the British government that an EU law capping bankers’ bonuses is illegal.
A whistleblower who was sacked last year by a subsidiary of the FTSE 100 caterer Compass Group after making repeated allegations of corruption has won the right to have his employment tribunal heard in the UK.
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Ed Miliband will attempt to reach out to British business leaders when he offers a guarantee that a Labour government will “never risk” the economy by threatening to take Britain out of the EU.
For some it is a small revolution. For others, a minor victory in a long drawn-out war of attrition.
The government is under fire for encouraging British security and defence firms to attend a sales exhibition in the United Arab Emirates sponsored by the Dubai police force, which is accused of torture.
Airlines will be liable to pay delayed passengers compensation potentially totalling billions of pounds after judges rejected appeals from two carriers in a pair of landmark cases.
The Serious Fraud Office has launched a formal criminal investigation into accounting practices at Tesco, which led to a £263m profit overstatement at the UK’s biggest retailer.
Charities being used as a front for terrorism are facing a further crackdown after David Cameron unveiled new powers and an extra £8m for the charities watchdog.
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