Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has warned there is a danger that Liberty Steel could be forced to close some of its UK plants following the collapse of its main financial backer.
A new technology regulator created to rein in the dominance of tech giants has swung into action, looking first at how codes of conduct could work.
Boris Johnson’s former deputy at the Foreign Office has claimed the Prime Minister is an “embarrassing buffoon” in a new book.
Boris Johnson has said he is “very hopeful” a solution can be found to save Liberty Steel as the firm’s owner insisted none of its plants would be shut “under my watch”.
The founder of Liberty Steel has revealed that the company owes “many billions” to collapsed financial backer Greensill Capital but insisted none of its plants will shut down “under my watch”.
Around two million of the UK’s lowest-paid workers will receive a “well-earned” pay rise from Thursday with increases in statutory minimum wages.
Labour has called on ministers to provide clarity on the future of Liberty Steel’s UK plants amid fears thousands of jobs could be lost if the firm goes under.
Safeguarding procedures in schools are “not fit for purpose” and should be overhauled, according to a former government minister who warned of a “Lord of the Flies” culture.
David Cameron “did absolutely nothing wrong” in his dealings with Greensill Capital, according to a senior government minister.
The Business Secretary said it would not be productive to “pull up the drawbridge” with countries with questionable human rights records as the Government holds the door open to increasing trade with China.
The Business Secretary has held talks with union leaders to discuss the future of a steel company and thousands of jobs.
London’s biggest companies made progress towards better representation for ethnic minorities among their boards in 2020, as racial equality protests spread across the world.
The Government should consider a compulsory garment trade adjudicator following the failure of voluntary initiatives to stamp out labour abuses in the UK fashion industry, MPs have urged.
Restrictions on landlords evicting private and business tenants in England will buy struggling pubs and restaurants enough time to start trading again, the Government has said.
Tougher rules are being introduced to make appliances such as fridges, washing machines and TVs cheaper to run and last longer, the Government said.
The Government is facing a furious backlash after calling for NHS staff in England to be restricted to a pay rise of just 1%.
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng says it is for the Scottish people to "decide when and whether they want a referendum", undermining the line taken by Boris Johnson that the 2014 vote was a once-in-a-generation event.
Rishi Sunak will focus on “critical support” for businesses and households in his Budget rather than immediate efforts to balance the books, a Cabinet colleague indicated.
Civil liberties and press freedom campaigners have said there is “no justification” for a new “high-risk” scientific research agency to be permitted to carry out its work in secret.
Scientists will be given £800 million of public money to explore ideas that could fail as the UK strives to put itself at the centre of global innovation, ministers have announced.
A new research agency focusing on areas of science and technology with the potential to generate ground-breaking discoveries has been announced by the Government.
The world’s first study which will deliberately expose volunteers to coronavirus to establish the smallest amount of virus needed to cause infection will take place in the UK.
A report authored by a Conservative MP has called for a new Competition Act to make the UK’s competition law fit to serve in the digital age.
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said he is "hopeful" a North Sea transition deal with the oil and gas sector can be agreed this year.
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said he halted a post-Brexit review of workers’ rights because it was not a “constructive thing to do”.
Thousands of jobs have been protected after car maker Nissan committed to investment in the UK after Brexit in what the Prime Minister hailed as a “great vote of confidence”.
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng confirmed the Government is looking at scrapping some European Union labour laws, but insisted there would be no “whittling down” of standards.