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Unite launches inquiry into building costs of Birmingham project
Following leaked accounts, union’s new general secretary says possible ‘significant loss’ must be investigated

Rachel Hall

20, Dec, 2021 @9:50 PM

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Economists to vote on strike action after below-inflation pay offer
NIESR’s management offered an increase worth 2% while latest data shows cost of living is up 5.1%

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

15, Dec, 2021 @7:14 PM

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Tesco could face empty shelves over pay dispute, Unite union says
Logistics workers vote for pre-Christmas strike at four UK depots unless firm raises offer to keep pace with inflation

Rob Davies

06, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Labour’s main union backer says it will cut political funding
Exclusive: Sharon Graham, Unite’s boss, believes money would be better spent on union campaign

Randeep Ramesh and Heather Stewart

02, Dec, 2021 @8:01 PM

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Unite will use ‘brains as well as brawn’ to fight bad employers, says boss
Sharon Graham is building a team of analysts to identify areas where workers can gain leverage over firms that play hardball

Randeep Ramesh

02, Dec, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Weetabix workers to hold four-day strikes over pay and conditions
Kettering and Corby Unite members say proposed changes could leave them up to £5,000 a year worse off

Staff and agency

08, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Another 48 Lloyds and Halifax bank branches to close
Union condemns move by banking group, which announced multibillion-pound profits in July

Rupert Jones

20, Oct, 2021 @2:27 PM

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UK financial watchdog chair to step down amid FCA turmoil
Charles Randell will exit a year early as union contests 10% pay cut for Financial Conduct Authority staff

Julia Kollewe

15, Oct, 2021 @2:22 PM

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Bus network in Britain facing strikes over drivers’ low pay
Cancelled services likely as RMT and Unite unions plan action over wages at Stagecoach

Matthew Weaver

14, Oct, 2021 @5:16 PM

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The Guardian view on Amazon’s shops: benefit society, not just consumers | Editorial
Editorial: Is a low-tax corporate form of work intensification where staff are tracked and assessed to ensure they meet exacting targets good for Britain?


10, Oct, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Labour conference: Starmer vows green new deal, skilled jobs revival and says UK needs plan to ‘make Brexit work’ – as it happened
Latest updates: Labour leader lays out plans to tackle climate change, education, health and economy as he addresses delegates

Andrew Sparrow

29, Sep, 2021 @3:13 PM

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Keir Starmer in crucial vote on Sunday as left opposes plan to fight antisemitism
Delegates at the Labour conference are being balloted on a new independent complaints process to tackle racism

Toby Helm

26, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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