Last year, almost 10,000 people working in convenience stores were the victim of violence while doing their job, with similar numbers reported by big retail stores.
Sponsored Post: British Beer and Pub Association: Partnership pubs – how they work and why they’re chosen
There is space in the market for all of the different ownership models to thrive but a Partnership model can benefit both sides by balancing opportunities and trade-offs.
Sponsored Post: Rail Delivery Group: Big change is needed on our railways, and we have a plan to deliver it
We propose a new approach, designed around the needs of passengers and communities and the businesses who depend on rail freight to trade.
Sponsored Post: Darren Caplan: Plea to the Government – please reveal your proposals to enhance the UK’s railways
A lack of information about upcoming work, reduces rail businesses’ investment, jobs, and skills development, and threatens the ability of smaller rail firms to survive.
Sponsored Post: Rail Delivery Group – We’ve listened. Now we want to work with government to give rail customers what they want.
Customers want fares that meet modern working patterns, flexibility if plans change and the best available price for the service received.
Schools have changed a lot since we were pupils. But the way in which they are held to account hasn’t moved on very much in a quarter of a century.
Find out who from new, social and traditional media is setting the political agenda.
Competition and free choice are driving down smoking – despite the best efforts of politicians and journalists to undermine vaping.
Sponsored Post: Charlotte Woodworth – The Chancellor must fill the funding gap undermining Universal Credit
New research from 38 Degrees shows how this flagship policy could become a real political headache for the Conservatives.
Sponsored Post: Tom Jones: Tomorrow, MPs have an opportunity to protect access to justice for working people
Nodding through a doubling and quadrupling of the small claims limit to sums that are huge to most voters would be a step too far.
Sponsored Post: Kevin Courtney: Ministers should accept the independent pay review body to increase teachers pay
Teacher supply is in crisis. Recruitment targets are not being met – in some key subjects they are being woefully missed.
E-cigarettes are a great innovation for public health, but they are threatened by bad EU regulation.
Sponsored Post: Julia Waltham and Aoife Hamilton: The Government must halt the closure of Childcare Vouchers
They are a vital form of support that have helped millions of parents across the UK to access childcare and get into work.
Those who wish to wear fur and those who do not will both benefit from clearer labelling of fur products, backed up with stronger enforcement.
Our new report outlines several practical steps that government, both locally and in Westminster, can take to prepare Britain’s mobile infrastructure.