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November 30th strikes: Who is striking?

21/11/2011

As the proposed strikes set for November 30th draw nearer we take a look at who will be a part of the industrial action.


 

November 30th strikes gain further backing despite government warning

21/11/2011

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) have confirmed today (Monday) that members of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary are the latest to join the strike action proposed for November 30th.


 

Survey reveals union mistrust of government as strikes beckon

21/11/2011

As preparations get underway for November 30th’s day of strike action in protest of the government’s pension reforms, a survey from the UK’s largest union reveals widespread mistrust in government.


 

'Millions more cars' expected to hit UK roads

21/11/2011

There will be at least four million more cars on the UK’s roads in the next twenty-five years as the population grows by more than ten million, according to the RAC Foundation.


 

Manufacturing pay growth slows

21/11/2011

The rate of pay growth among the UK’s manufacturers has dipped from 2.5 to 2.4%, the manufacturing organisation, EEF reveal.


 

UKTI launches search for the UK’s most innovative mobile company

21/11/2011

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has launched a nationwide search for the country’s most innovative mobile company, with nominations sought from the cream of the UK’s mobile industry.


 

CBI backs Cameron's export focus

21/11/2011

Speaking at the opening of the Confederation of British Industry’s annual conference, Prime Minister David Cameron delivered a speech outlining the challenges facing the UK economy, and how the coalition government intends to stimulate growth.


 

Rise in child poverty prompts calls for austerity review

21/11/2011

The escalation of child poverty in the UK has prompted the UK’s independent ‘Children’s Commissioners’ to call for local children’s’ services to be spared the brunt of the Coalition Government’s budget cuts.


 

Millions of bank customers to benefit from improved current account measures

21/11/2011

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and HM Treasury have today (Monday) published their response to the consumer credit elements of the Government’s Review of Consumer Credit and Personal Insolvency.


 

Investment by UK businesses in commercial vehicles jumps

21/11/2011

Funding for UK businesses to invest in their fleets of trucks, vans and other commercial vehicles has increased by 24% in the last 12 months says, LPM Outsourcing, the leading provider of services to the asset finance market.