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Has Fujitsu won £700m NHS legal dispute?

By Tony Collins

The Telegraph reports unconfirmed rumours that Fujitsu has thrown a party at the Savoy to celebrate the successful end of its long-running dispute with the NHS over a failed £896m NPfIT contract. 1,003 more words

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Publish Universal Credit and other project reports, says ex-gov't CIO

By Tony Collins

John Suffolk, the government’s former chief information officer, says warnings that publishing Universal Credit reports will have a chilling effect are “poppycock”. 787 more words


Tory ban 'will make legal strikes near-impossible,' TUC warns

A TORY strike ban pledge unveiled as the Toldpuddle Martyr’s festival began yesterday “will make legal strikes close to impossible,” TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady said yesterday. 342 more words


' Tories Plan To Make Striking Illegal Unless Given 50 Percent Approval by Members '

#AceWorldNews – BRITAIN (London) – July 19 – The Tories are planning the most significant crackdown on union strikes since Margaret Thatcher’s reign. Criminal offences for picketing and a demand unions seek 50 per cent approval from their members prior to industrial action are key. 409 more words


DWP tries again to stop release of Universal Credit reports

By Tony Collins

The Department for Work and Pensions has requested another legal hearing in its attempt to stop four ageing reports on the Universal Credit programme being published. 1,077 more words

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"No mandate," he said, in the fifth year of parliament

Thousands of public sector workers are today going on strike over pay and conditions. Unions say their members have faced a substantial drop in wages since this parliament began, perhaps as much as 20% in real terms. 232 more words


PressTV: UK plans to curb unions’ right to organize strike

Mon Jul 7, 2014 9:14AM GMT

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The British government is planning tougher legislation to curb the rights of public unions to organize strikes, amid a looming mass walkout of public sector workers. 234 more words