Police have warned shops to ensure they have properly thought-out security arrangements for the Black Friday sales later this month.Read the full story ›
Women working full time will effectively work for free for the rest of the year from today due to the gender pay gap, campaigners claim.Read the full story ›
2014 saw the least amount of social housing being built since the Second World War. How can we combat this decline? Tonight investigates.Read the full story ›
George Osborne should consider "phasing in" planned tax credit cuts or only imposing them on new claimants, according to a think-tank.Read the full story ›
The London Living Wage is to increase by 25p an hour to £9.40, Mayor Boris Johnson has announced.Read the full story ›
The voluntary Living Wage will increase by 40p to £8.25 from today.Read the full story ›
Study shows a 'worrying trend' of part-time, female and young workers earning below the figure.Read the full story ›
People under the age of 34 have the worst economic prospects for several generations, a new report has claimed - hit by falls in income and employment, less access to good housing and jobs and deepening poverty.
Research by the Equality and Human Rights Commission found that young people faced the biggest drop across the board, and now face bigger barriers to achieving economic success than they did five years ago.
The negative impact of being poor was much greater for white people than ethnic groups, the report added, with white boys from poor families suffering a combination of disadvantages.
TUC union general secretary Frances O'Grady urged the government to take action.
This report should be wake-up call to ministers. Hiking up university and college fees and excluding young people from the new higher minimum wage rate is not the way to build a fair and prosperous Britain. It is the blueprint for a lost generation.
Without better employment and training opportunities many young people will continue to be shut out of the recovery.
Taxes on car and vehicle insurance will shoot up on Sunday - hitting young drivers the hardest, the RAC has warned.Read the full story ›
The Money Shop's parent firm is repay more than £15.4 million to customers after the financial watchdog highlighted a string of failures.Read the full story ›