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Britain’s biggest banks under pressure to pass on higher interest rates to savers
Unite says their analysis shows banks have made £7bn in extra profit from the rise in borrowing costs

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

23, Mar, 2023 @12:01 AM

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North Sea oil and gas workers vote to strike amid bumper profits
Series of actions planned this spring as union members call for more pay since firms are ‘raking it’

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

20, Mar, 2023 @5:20 PM

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UK steel industry in crisis after lack of support in budget, union warns PM
Exclusive: In letter to Rishi Sunak, Unite says it is disappointed at lack of plans to tackle ‘serious threats’ facing sector

Rob Davies

19, Mar, 2023 @3:31 PM

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The Guardian view on corporate greed: it’s causing inflation | Editorial
Editorial: Unite’s claim that firms are profiteering on the back of a crisis hitting workers is hard to dismiss


12, Mar, 2023 @6:25 PM

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‘Global greedflation’: big firms ‘driving shopping bills to record highs’
Analysis by UK union shows large corporations have improved profits with price rises in cost of living crisis

Phillip Inman

12, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Three health unions call off strikes in England and agree to pay talks
GMB, Unison and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy take up offer of talks after government concessions

Heather Stewart

03, Mar, 2023 @5:28 PM

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National Express bus drivers in West Midlands vote to strike over pay
Strike begins 16 March, after company reports underlying pre-tax profit of nearly £146m for last year

Julia Kollewe

02, Mar, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Strikes by university staff called off after pay breakthrough
Move follows agreement from employers on lowest-paid workers and review of salary grades

Nadeem Badshah

18, Feb, 2023 @10:02 AM

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Drax power plant workers to strike nine times in three months
More than 180 workers reject pay deal, accusing company of ‘corporate greed’ after bumper £200m profits

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

08, Feb, 2023 @1:31 PM

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Liz Truss says it is ‘unfair’ to blame her mini-budget for interest rate hike and rules out being PM again – as it happened
UK’s shortest-serving prime minister says she ‘learned a lot’ from time in government but does not want top job again

Andrew Sparrow

06, Feb, 2023 @6:02 PM

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Government lying about NHS strike negotiations, Unite union leader claims
Sharon Graham accuses Grant Shapps over ambulance cover remarks and says PM and Steven Barclay not engaging in pay talks

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

05, Feb, 2023 @12:34 PM

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Some strikes in Wales suspended after government raises pay offer – as it happened
Welsh government offering health staff extra 3% – half one-off, half consolidated – on top of 4.5% increase

Andrew Sparrow

03, Feb, 2023 @5:16 PM

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