There were unparalleled scenes in parliament today, after MPs humiliated and laughed at senior figures from Amazon and Starbucks over the companies’ tax affairs.
Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector. Founded in 2005, CORESS receives confidential incident reports from surgeons and theatre staff. These confidential… Read more »
The government turns a blind eye to the £120 billion lost in tax avoidance schemes by the rich like Jimmy Carr and Philip Green and companies like Barclays, Vodafone and Lycamobile and then makes the rest of us pay for it.