UK jobs market bounces back as number of payrolled workers spikes

The number of UK workers on payrolls increased by almost 200,000 between April and May this year as the jobs market continued to bounce back from the coronavirus crisis.  There were 197,000 workers added to payrolls last month, with Chancellor Rishi Sunak seizing on the figures as proof that his ‘Plan for Jobs’ ‘is working’.  … Read more

Brexit ‘leads to a 90% drop’ in the number of foreign workers coming to the UK

Brexit has caused a ‘massive hole’ in the numbers of people coming to the UK to pick fruit in the summer months putting growers ‘on the brink’, it is claimed. Numbers of seasonal workers applying to work at one Kent-based company are down 90 per cent in the last two years and there are fears … Read more

Number of workers returning to offices 15% higher in May than April

Number of workers returning to offices 15% higher in May than in April, new data shows By Emma Dunkley, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 5 June 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 5 June 2021 The number of workers returning to offices was 15 per cent higher in May than in April, new data … Read more

Drivers urged to download app that can track insect populations by counting splats on number plates

The world has experienced five mass extinctions over the course of its history, and experts claim we are seeing another one happen right now.    A 2017 research paper claimed a ‘biological annihilation’ of wildlife in recent decades has triggered the sixth mass extinction and says the planet is heading towards a ‘global crisis’.  Scientists warn … Read more

Tinder to launch new feature to reduce the number of hateful messages sent on the dating app 

‘Are you sure you want to send?’ Tinder is launching new safety feature to reduce the number of hateful messages sent on the dating app Tinder is rolling out a new feature known as ‘Are You Sure’ to prevent offensive messagesThe new feature uses artificial intelligence to detect ‘harmful language’The popular dating app says it … Read more

The House of Commons almost DOUBLES the number of MPs allowed to speak from the green benches to 64

The House of Commons almost DOUBLES the number of MPs allowed to speak from the green benches to 64 as Covid rules are relaxed in line with lockdown relaxation By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 16:12 BST, 17 May 2021 | Updated: 17:24 BST, 17 May 2021 The House of Commons is to … Read more