Fact Service

Current issue (July 2017)

Issue 29 (20/07/2017) - Thirty-five executives pocket a packet; Drop in inflation rates; Deaths at work down by 10 in 2016-17; New Trade Union Act for Wales; Right to parental leave on death of a child; Mesothelioma death toll averages 2,500 a year

Issue 28 (13/07/2017) - Taylor review 'no game-changer', says TUC; Landmark ruling on gay person's pension; Unemployment slips below 1.5 million; Weekly earnings fall in real terms

Issue 27 (06/07/2017) - Top executives scoop £70.73 million; Postal staff suffer dog attacks every day; Economy grows but trade deficit widens; Another challenge to bogus self-employment; Proposals on sentences for manslaughter

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Few aware of right to unpaid parental leave

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