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Justin Govier: What the Tory employment law reform means for businesses

Given the polling indications prior to the election, there was a general view that the main parties would not be able to stick to all their manifesto pledges. Instead there would be compromises necessary and deals done with coalition partners. However, of course, that proved not to be the case and we can now be…

Cuts will bleed council reserves dry within five years, says senior Tory

The economic crisis engulfing the coalition deepened after the Tory head of local government raised the spectre of councils across England and Wales running out of cash reserves used to boost local economies within five years, under the weight of massive spending cuts. The warning from Sir Merrick Cockell, chair of the Local Government Association…