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NHS commissioning groups already restricting access to care, survey reveals

NHS commissioning groups already restricting access to care, survey reveals

Patients are being denied treatment for hernias, cataracts and infertility because the new GP-led groups that control £65bn of NHS funding are imposing new restrictions on access to care, research …

Safety fears over elite police officers drunk on duty at UK’s nuclear sites

Safety fears over elite police officers drunk on duty at UK’s nuclear sites

Police officers with the elite force that guards Britain’s nuclear power stations have been caught drunk, using drugs, misusing firearms and also accused of sexual harassment and

National police unit monitors 9,000 ‘domestic extremists’

National police unit monitors 9,000 ‘domestic extremists’

A national police unit that uses undercover officers to spy on political groups is currently monitoring almost 9,000 people it has deemed “domestic extremists”.

The National Domestic Extremism Unit is using surveillance techniques

Sub-postmasters union condemns £15.4m bonus pot for Post Office bosses

Sub-postmasters union condemns £15.4m bonus pot for Post Office bosses

Senior Post Office bosses were awarded more than £2m in bonuses last year at the same time as ending a £2.2m incentive scheme for sub-postmasters which led to the latter …

Sex allegations against 81 BBC staff since Savile; BBC ‘appalled’ by flood of sex allegations against its staff

Sex allegations against 81 BBC staff since Savile; BBC ‘appalled’ by flood of sex allegations against its staff

MORE than 150 allegations of sexual abuse have been made against 81 BBC employees since the Jimmy Savile scandal engulfed the corporation …

Facebook user sacked from DVLA for logging on at work

Facebook user sacked from DVLA for logging on at work

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in Swansea had previously dismissed three workers for making “inappropriate comments” about the DVLA, a colleague or customers on social media. The man was …

BBC executives and presenters have been paid up to £150,000 each to relocate to the North

BBC executives and presenters have been paid up to £150,000 each to relocate to the North

A total of 11 staff have been given six-figure allowances to move from London to the corporation’s new headquarters in Salford, Greater Manchester. The

Dismissal claims spike ahead of job law change

Dismissal claims spike ahead of job law change

Under the proposals, being introduced this summer, anyone looking to bring a claim for unfair dismissal will have to pay a £250 fee to make the claim and a further £950 if

Tobacco giant JTI goes on offensive over ‘plain’ packs

Tobacco giant JTI goes on offensive over ‘plain’ packs

Tobacco group JTI has gone on the offensive over ‘plain’ tobacco packaging with a national ad campaign claiming that the government does not fully accept that it would help cut rates …

‘Policy Paralysis’ as high street retail collapse hinders UK economy

‘Policy Paralysis’ as high street retail collapse hinders UK economy

Retail commentator Paul Turner Mitchell found the Treasury unable to answer Freedom of Information requests relating to bad debts suffered by HMRC for unpaid PAYE and VAT owed by insolvent …

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