Archive of 28 January 2008
People who refuse to take steps to find work will be punished with sanctions, the government said today.
The government has launched a major review of apprenticeships as part of Gordon Brown's efforts to improve the workforce's skill base.
A Conservative MP should be suspended for ten days after paying his son an unreasonably high salary for apparently little work, a committee of MPs has said.
Companies including McDonald's will be allowed to grant employees qualifications, the government announced today.
The government had been "right" to protect savers when Northern Rock ran into financial difficulties, the chancellor has insisted.