Being asked what you do for a living is, for a trade unionist, an opportunity and a challenge. It’s most fascinating when it arises in social situations where the person asking the question may have their own superficial but often well-established view of unions.
In Sweden, where the average gender pay gap is only 6%, the right to know what anyone earns is enshrined in the country’s constitution.
Dividends for shareholders in the UK’s energy network companies have been much higher than regulator Ofgem expected – but pay has declined
Organisational change can be difficult for anyone, but poses particular challenges for people with neurodiverse characteristics.
The government should show – both in word and in deed – that it values the people who will have to deliver its 25-year environment plan, says David Tarttelin, president of Prospect’s Environment Agency branch.