When it comes to tackling unacceptable forms of work, lessons can be learned from the global South.
In 2008, the first undated coin was introduced in the UK for more than 300 years.
Are the Conservatives admitting that austerity hasn't worked?
Brexit has not happened yet but the uncertainty unleashed by the vote to leave the EU is already taking its toll.
There are early indicators that London's fortunes could be shifting.
Many millions are in need of short-term credit to supplement poor and exploitative pay.
Austerity policies cut Britain's brief recovery from the financial short and brought recession, stagnation and growing poverty.
House prices in London fell by 0.6% in June after years of high growth.
Buttons are just one part of a steady hollowing out of the UK’s manufacturing supply chain since the 1970s.
The UK desperately needs a more robust system to lift standards in low paid sectors and protect workers.
Far too many people in Britain rely on high-cost short-term credit from alternative lenders.
Employees and their pensions will increasingly be at the mercy of financial markets thanks to a coalition of culprits.
The prospect of a post-Brexit talent exodus and the ongoing productivity puzzle underline the urgency of developing homegrown talent.
The white paper, which outlines Britain's vision for Brexit, does make independent trade deals tricky.
Some estimates say the World Cup will bring a £1.6 billion boost to the UK economy. Do they stack up?
Two years after the Brexit referendum, Cabinet members apparently agreed on the country's vision for its future relationship with the EU. But it has already led to a flurry of resignations.
A Heathrow expansion is going to benefit the rich and hurt the poor.
Across the US and the UK, major brick and mortar retailers are battling the effects of e-commerce – and town centres could be the next casualties.
Brexit could erode workers’ wages and conditions, particularly if the British government deregulates employment laws and undercuts EU standards.
Under current EU rules, Britain cannot recreate a railway monopoly. It can, however, follow the lead of other EU countries in bringing more of the rail sector into public ownership.