The Gig Economy: Employment in the 21st Century

My old dad would never have clocked this trend. In his day you got a job and worked for the same company for the...

Zero Hours Contracts: Time to abolish the life of constant insecurity & fear

Yesterday was one of the worst days of my life: my employer told me with no prior warning, and halfway through a shift, that...

Brexit: 16-17 year olds have been denied having a say on their future

Along with the majority of the youthful population, I was a strong remain campaigner and this was likely best highlighted by the transformation of...

Theresa May & the Tories judged on their record

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This year I will not wear a poppy – it has lost its meaning

This year, for the first time, I will not wear a poppy. It has lost its meaning, it has become nothing but a fake...

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

No Smoke. No Fire. Still burnt.

Most people in the UK have a general belief that we live in a society that is protected by a robust legal system there...

As their message falls apart, are we witnessing the death of the Conservative Party?

The message of the Conservative Party is falling apart, literally: letters ironically fell off the lacklustre slogan chosen for the party conference as Theresa...

Theresa May must go, this is not business as usual

Theresa May went to great lengths to warn the nation of a 'coalition of chaos' with the potential of a leader linked with extremist...

General Election Reflections: a gamble gone wrong

Oh my, what a few days this has been.  Our expectations of British politics have, if not been turned upside down, then certainly they...