Fighting the BBC cuts

Last Friday’s heavily leaked Times story of cuts at the BBC has been confirmed today with the publication of the BBC strategy review. In it Mark Thompson sets out the BBC’s intention to make £600m in savings through the closure of BBC6 Music, and the BBC Asian...

Gearing up for the onslaught

On Tuesday (19 January) the Trade Union Co-ordinating Group (TUCG) held a parliamentary reception to launch its campaign for the general election and beyond. The TUGC currently comprises 8 unions, Bakers, Fire Brigades, Probation Officers, Prison Officers, PCS, RMT,...

Unite/BA and that injunction

My first reaction to the decision of the high court in granting an injunction against Unite over their BA Ballot was one of anger and frustration, and a judgement that will have implications or us all. As Professor Gregor Gall from the University of Hertfordshire said...