A Summer Of Discontent

Janet Davies | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK
Janet Davies

safety. However it is those very concerns that are now taking our focus towards industrial action. The current conditions are driving people out of the profession and putting new people off joining - and patients simply won't get the care they deserve from a workforce that is short on numbers

Nothing Grey About the EU Issue

Denise Hatton | Posted 18.02.2017 | UK Politics
Denise Hatton

In a recent piece of research undertaken by YMCA looking at what matters most for young people, when asked if the UK should remain part of the EU, 72% of the more than 2,000 young people surveyed said 'yes'.

Young Votes Matter, Too

Louise Wilson | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Louise Wilson

If I may be so bold as to ask one thing of you, it's to take half an hour out of your Thursday to head to the polling station. Make your mark. Make your voice heard. Because en masse, that 56% can make a difference.

It's Time to Take Voting Online

Jade Lane | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech
Jade Lane

I can't help but think that local councils are missing a trick here. In our technology-driven world where we manage much of our lives online, from personal finances to doing our shopping, surely it would make sense to introduce the option of being able to vote online?

Marijuana legalisation: Sometimes Violations of International Law Are Cause for Celebration

Damon Barrett | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Politics
Damon Barrett

Ending the war on drugs, moreover, will be a victory for international human rights law. It will be a victory for international law itself - for environmental law, anti-corruption agreements, international security, for the achievement of international development agreements and improved health - all of which have been damaged by decades of prohibition. Colorado and Washington have taken us one step closer. For that we should all celebrate.

Doctors Face Ballot On Industrial Action Over NHS Pensions

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

Doctors could strike for the first time since 1975 if the government does not rethink proposed changes to NHS pensions. The British Medical Associa...

Tube Workers To Be Paid £850 A Day During Olympics

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

Thousands of London Underground workers have been offered a payment of £850 each for working during the 2012 London Olympic Games, it has been reveal...

London 2012: C4's Dispatches the Latest of the Lazy Ticket Snipers

Sri Sritharan | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK
Sri Sritharan

There is much to admire about Channel 4's Dispatches series, given that its been a staple of their programming schedule for nearly 25 years, with five Royal Television Society awards to boot.

Union Threatens Strike Over Plans By Top-Fee University To Slash Jobs

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A union has today threatened industrial action after cost-cutting measures made by an top fee-charging university could result in up to 300 job losses...