Employment rate reaches new high

The current employment rate is 74.6 per cent – the highest employment rate since records began in 1971.

MPs cast doubt over grammars ability for social mobility

The Education Select Committee has published a report outlining that the government has not made an adequate case for opening a new wave of grammar schools, including its claim that the schools could further social mobility.

NCSC to open in London

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a facility targeted at protecting the UK against cyber-attacks and overseen by parent body GCHQ, is set to be opened in London by HM the Queen.

Pensioners incomes exceeds working families

Research has revealed that pensioners in the UK are now an average of £20 a week better off than working households.

‘Cocktail of risks’ facing environment post-Brexit

A new report has highlighted a period of ‘profound uncertainty’ for the UK environment as the UK leaves the EU.

‘Profound culture change’ needed in UK prisons

A new report argues that prisons in England and Wales need a ‘profound culture change’ so that inmate safety is prioritised further.

A bid to merge all council services in Dorset under the control of two new authorities has moved a step closer.

There must be a radical change in workforce strategy if the UK is to attract necessary numbers of social care workers post-Brexit.

Elizabeth Truss has announced that a new frontline service focused on reforming offenders and cutting crime will launch in April 2017.

Clive Lewis has resigned from the shadow cabinet following the passing of the Brexit Bill through the House of Commons.

A report conducted by Reform has outlined that the increasing advances in technology, means that managers could develop ‘leaner and better performing’ workforces which would ultimately deliver better public services.

The International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) has proposed that councils should be legally required to make sure there are an adequate number of surrounding retirement homes when making housing plans.

Caerphilly, Newport, Torfaen and Bridgend councils have given their backing to the proposed £1.2 billion Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) City Deal.

Cuts in disability benefits should be delayed until clarification is given on how it will support those in need of extra money, MPs urge.

The government has announced that it delivered £1.2 billion of operational savings and £2.1 billion of benefits last year.

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