TUC chief refuses to rule out wave of union-backed STRIKES if Rishi Sunak freezes public sector pay

Britain could be hit by a wave of strike action if Rishi Sunak goes ahead with a public sector pay freeze, a senior trade union leader warned today. Frances O’Grady, the TUC president, lashed out at reports suggesting that only doctors and nurses will escape a throttling of pay as the Government seeks to balance … Read more TUC chief refuses to rule out wave of union-backed STRIKES if Rishi Sunak freezes public sector pay

TUC chief refuses to rule out wave of union-backed STRIKES if Rishi Sunak freezes public sector pay

Britain could be hit by a wave of strike action if Rishi Sunak goes ahead with a public sector pay freeze, a senior trade union leader warned today. Frances O’Grady, the TUC president, lashed out at reports suggesting that only doctors and nurses will escape a throttling of pay as the Government seeks to balance … Read more TUC chief refuses to rule out wave of union-backed STRIKES if Rishi Sunak freezes public sector pay

Borrowers face ‘lender lottery’ as 323,000 payment freezes end soon

Hundreds of thousands of people still on breaks from their mortgages and unsecured debts face a potential ‘lender lottery’ from next month as blanket protections are removed. Banking body UK Finance said financially vulnerable people benefiting from 323,700 payment holidays across mortgages, credit cards and personal loans will be offered help ‘tailored to their individual … Read more Borrowers face ‘lender lottery’ as 323,000 payment freezes end soon

Kim Kardashian ‘freezes’ social media for #StopHateForProfit

Kim Kardashian West has announced that she will ‘freeze’ her Instagram and Facebook accounts on Wednesday because the platforms allow for hate, propaganda and misinformation to spread.  The 39-year-old reality star who posts on social media daily and has been paid as much as $1million for social media endorsements said the platforms are allowing groups to … Read more Kim Kardashian ‘freezes’ social media for #StopHateForProfit

Kim Kardashian ‘freezes’ social media for #StopHateForProfit

Kim Kardashian announces she will be ‘freezing’ her Facebook and Instagram profiles tomorrow because she can’t ‘stay silent’ while they spread ‘hate, propaganda and misinformation’ and ‘split America apart’ Kim Kardashian West announced Tuesday that she will ‘freeze’ her Instagram and Facebook accounts because the platforms allow for hate and misinformation She said: ‘I love … Read more Kim Kardashian ‘freezes’ social media for #StopHateForProfit

The Special Relationship freezes: Trump’s secretary of state attacks UK over Iran sanctions block

One of Donald Trump’s most senior officials has launched a furious attack on Britain accusing it of ‘siding with ayatollahs’ after it helped block tough new sanctions against Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attacked the UK along with Germany and France after they all refused to back an indefinite extension of an arms embargo … Read more The Special Relationship freezes: Trump’s secretary of state attacks UK over Iran sanctions block

Customers cut off from their cash as watchdog freezes British arm of collapsed German firm Wirecard 

Hundreds of thousands of customers are cut off from their cash as watchdog freezes British arm of collapsed German payments firm Wirecard Several fintech companies who use Wirecard systems have been suspended from allowing customers access to their money until further notice UK customers may not be able to touch their money on payday or … Read more Customers cut off from their cash as watchdog freezes British arm of collapsed German firm Wirecard 

Britons face pay freezes and tax rises to cover £300bn bill for coronavirus

Britain’s bill for the pandemic could hit £300billion and force tax rises, cuts to the state pension and a public-sector pay freeze, a Treasury document warns. A paper drawn up for Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the austerity-style policies – including drastic cuts to public spending and welfare – may have to be announced within weeks … Read more Britons face pay freezes and tax rises to cover £300bn bill for coronavirus