Most workers in the gig economy can’t believe their luck.

A new study commissioned by the British government published recently concluded that Britons working in the “gig economy” deserve greater protections (...)

British prime minister Theresa May and Boris Johnson: former leadership contender believed to back “the idea of public-sector workers getting a better deal”. Photograph: Leon Neal/PA

Theresa May’s government appeared in disarray over public service pay on Monday night, with ministers calling for a cap on pay increases to be lifted (...)

Theresa May speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday: Three hours after her announcement, Ms May’s spokesman sought to play down the change of course. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May’s government signalled a major retreat from economic austerity on Wednesday, suggesting that a 1 per cent limit on public service pay incr(...)

Uber  is a good example of a great idea enriching a small number of people, including shareholders, but not employees

Andy Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England, manages that almost impossible task: to enable us to put the words “economics” and “interesting”(...)

Britain’s Brexit secretary David Davison the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show on Sunday.

British government Brexit Secretary David Davis has suggested “tagging of containers” could be one method of monitoring trade across the Border after (...)

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II sits alongside her son Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales as she delivers the Queen’s Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the Houses of Parliament in London on June 21st, 2017. Photograph: Arthur Edwards/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May has apologised for the inadequacy of the official response to last week’s fire at Grenfell Tower in west London, admitting that support of(...)

David Davis (left) and Michel Barnier at the start of talks this morning. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

A year after the UK voted to leave the EU, the UK’s Brexit secretary David Davis arrived in Brussels formally to launch the negotiations on Monday. M(...)

New Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reshuffled his Cabinet.

Contrary to much of the disappointed media commentary, Leo Varadkar managed to pull off a fairly dramatic Cabinet reshuffle. If anything, he may have (...)

The size of Britain’s exit bill, and which types of negotiations can begin before it has been agreed, has been a source of debate for weeks. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

The UK will quit talks on leaving the European Union unless the bloc drops its demands for a divorce payment as high as €100 billion, British Brexit s(...)

The fact  the British government and various EU institutions have acknowledged their responsibility to protect the Belfast Agreement in the Brexit talks is welcome, but it is now time to focus on how that can best be done

We need to renegotiate some aspects of the Belfast Agreement, and we need to do it this summer. At an event for global public policy staff at Twitter’(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • Next
  • Last »