Fact Service

Current issue (June 2017)

Issue 25 (22/06/2017) - Older workers a boost to the economy; Factory output shrinks in first quarter

; New dads miss out on paternity leave and pay; Landmark ruling on voluntary overtime

; Safe and comfortable working in a heatwave
; Scandal of unpaid holiday pay; Merger and takeover market much quieter

issue 24 (15/06/2017) - Earnings growth takes a big hit; Unemployment down by 50,000


; Apprenticeships are on the rise


; Inflation rates hit five-year highs

Issue 23 (07/06/2017) - Gig economy staff want work, any work; Sorrell to top executive pay list again? Ethnic minorities stuck in insecure work; Possible strike action at Bank of England; On-call care workers win rise for sleep-ins; UK will see real decline in earnings

Issue 22 (01/06/2017) - Trade union membership 2016; Growth in number and usage of food banks; UK economic growth revised down; Equal pay victory at Glasgow council; Increase in days lost to strikes in 2016

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