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Only 1 in 4 people with a long-term mental illness are in work, says TUC

1 in 4 (26.2%) people with a mental illness or phobia lasting for 12 months or more are in work, according to a report published by the TUC to coincide with its Disabled Workers’ Conference today (Thursday). 899 more words


Anger over NHS crisis provokes yet another mass demonstration

The national NHS demonstration that took place over the last few days was a collective scream at the Government not to tamper any further with the UK healthcare system. 772 more words


Congress House :  An Overlooked Modernist Masterpiece...

Without doubt one London’s finest modern sculptural masterpieces is perversely, also one of the most difficult to find, hidden away as it is in a beautiful green mosaic tiled (originally Carrera marble) and glass enclosed courtyard at the heart of one of London’s least known modern architectural gems. 864 more words

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Unsecured debt hits new peak of nearly £13,000 per household – new TUC analysis

– Weak wage growth and higher inflation will leave more families struggling with debt this year if government doesn’t help, says TUC

New analysis published today (Sunday) by the TUC shows that household debt rose sharply over 2016, with unsecured debt (debt other than mortgages) reaching new highs. 513 more words


Emergency workers earning up to £3,300 less than five years ago, research shows

TUC blasts “scrooge-like” public sector pay cap, as research reveals emergency workers annual wages have dropped by up to £3,300.

Tireless emergency workers are earning up to £3,300 a year less than they did only five years ago, according to shocking new research by the… 542 more words


New Year message from TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady

When we look back, 2016 will be remembered as the year the establishment was shaken to its core. And yet the political turmoil has not benefitted working people – and few feel they have taken back much control over their working lives. 1,210 more words