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Stripping away the boundaries – City Council rejects ‘nil cap’ on sexual entertainment venues

On 5 February the City Council’s Regulatory Committee voted against lowering the number of Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEV) from three to zero, by a margin of 7-2. Had the motion…

Who’s on strike in Scotland? Your guide to strikes in February and March

Workers across various sectors in Scotland are set to take strike action in February, continuing the recent UK strike wave. Here are the groups of workers taking strike action in…

Firefighters take ongoing pay dispute to Holyrood

On Thursday 27 October, hundreds of firefighters protested outside of Holyrood in response to a proposal for a five per cent pay rise. After being balloted for this pay rise,…

Staff at every UK university to strike over pay, pensions

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) have gained two mandates for strike action at every UK university. Strike action will take place at all of the UK’s universities…

ASLEF votes to accept 5% pay increase with ScotRail, ending industrial action

This article was originally submitted on July 12. ScotRail train drivers have voted to accept a 5% pay increase and improvements to working conditions, according to their trade union, the…

After austerity and Brexit, will COVID be the final nail in the coffin of the United Kingdom?

Fact: coronavirus is on the rise again in our country. Fact: the number of daily new cases is now at levels not seen since the start of the pandemic. Fact:…