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Customs: something to declare

18 February 2018

Suddenly, it seems, the talk is all about the EU’s customs union, with “commentators” bewailing the possibility that in leaving the EU Britain will also leave the customs union.

Click to enlist? Oops...

28 January 2018

The government’s attempt to recruit solely by online application has failed despite spending over £1.3 billion on a computer system run by Britain’s largest outsourcing IT company.

University pensions fight takes off

28 January 2018

Strike action will begin in universities across Britain as academic staff fight back against the plan by the university employers to close their final salary pension scheme.

Royal Mail snubs EU withdrawal

21 January 2018

The Royal Mail has announced that it will not be issuing special stamps to commemorate leaving the European Union, claimingit would damage its “strict political neutrality”.

EU imposes anti-union law on Greece

18 January 2018

Under orders from the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF, the Greek government has pushed through the most anti-union law in Europe.

Sickness among teachers rockets

15 January 2018

Sickness among teachers is adding to the pressure created by staff shortages – leading to a teachers leaving the profession and creating even more strain.

A farewell to coal?

15 January 2018

The government has repeated its intention to close all coal-fired electricity power generation by 2025.

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