State pension age rise brought forward by Government

State pension age rise brought forward by Government

The Government has announced plans to extend the retirement age to 68, leaving six million workers having to work an extra year before retiring, following a change in the State Pension Age. The pension age was due to rise by a year from the current age of 67, in 2044....

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Taylor Review calls for gig economy change

Taylor Review calls for gig economy change

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, written by former policy chief Matthew Taylor, calls for cash-in-hand companies to switch to payment platforms in order to benefit workers. The gig economy, he says, gives too much power to the employer and one-sided flexibility puts all the risk on the workers....

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Sex industry at work within Central London

The central London boroughs play host to a large population of sex workers, member of the London Assembly Andrew Boff says: “In the area of Westminster there are many more foreign born sex workers than in other areas… more male sex work… and there is more transgender sex work taking...

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New set of Tube strikes announced

A new set of strikes for London bus drivers has been planned for Friday 13th and Monday 16th of February. If the first 24 hour strike, organised by the Unite union, goes ahead buses across London will be disrupted from around 4:00am on Friday 13th until Saturday morning. Buses running...

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