July 18, 2022

Ministers finally land leadership team for ‘moonshot’ agency ARIA

The stuttering search for a leadership team for Britain's new "moonshot" scientific research body will conclude this week when ministers announce the appointment of its inaugural chair and chief executive.
July 18, 2022

‘Landmark ruling’ sees government’s net-zero strategy ruled ‘unlawful’

A landmark court judgment has ruled the UK government's net-zero strategy is in breach of the law - as it doesn't explain how targets will be met.
July 18, 2022

Zahawi sits on Tory leadership fence ahead of Mansion House address

Nadhim Zahawi, the chancellor, has been advised by civil servants not to declare his formal backing for any of the Conservative Party leadership candidates in order to preserve his place at this week's Mansion House dinner.
July 18, 2022

Starling pulls Irish bank application as international focus shifts

One of Britain's most valuable digital lenders has withdrawn its application for an Irish banking licence, signalling a shift in its international expansion strategy.
July 18, 2022

More than 40,000 BT workers to begin strike action at the end of July, union says

More than 40,000 BT workers will go on strike on 29 July and 1 August, the CWU union has announced.
July 18, 2022

Snapchat launched on web – allowing users to log on without mobile phone

Snapchat is today launching Snapchat for Web, a browser-based app for users to access the messaging platform without picking up their phones.
July 18, 2022

Working through a heatwave, P&O update and marking 10 years since London 2012

As the UK prepares to experience possible record breaking temperatures, Ian King discusses worker's rights with Cate Walter from Rhino Safety Limited. He also talks to Brian McNamara, chief executive of Haleon – the company behind brands like Se...
July 18, 2022

Interest rate could top 2% in the next year, Bank of England policymaker says

A Bank of England policymaker has said the interest rate could reach 2% or higher in the next year in order to tackle inflation.
July 18, 2022

UK house prices rise to sixth consecutive record – but there are ‘signs of a slowdown’

Asking prices for UK homes have risen to a record high for the sixth consecutive month, according to a property website.
July 18, 2022

What are your rights on going to work during heatwave?

Employers must make sure indoor workplaces stay at a reasonable temperature, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
July 18, 2022

Union calls for maximum workplace temperature in UK

A union is calling for a legal limit on how hot workplaces can be - as the UK faces a heatwave that could see temperatures hit a record-breaking 41C.
July 18, 2022

Places where you should ‘never’ keep your medication at home – including kitchen counter

PILLS, including vitamins, supplements and other medication, are common in many households across the country, but do you store them in the correct place?