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Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: The rising number of black and Asian workers in low-paid jobs

"For all the talk of a recovery, our economy still isn't creating enough well-paid, permanent jobs to meet demand," said Beth Farhat

General Election 2015: TUC's Regional Secretary Beth Farhat explains what business wants

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC
General Election 2015: Beth Farhat of the North East TUC explains what the region's workers and businesses want from next month's election

Beth Farhat column: Trade unions in the North East have faced tough times

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC
Regional secretary of the TUC says that it has been a challenging two years since the last TUC regional conference

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Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: The rising number of black and Asian workers in low-paid jobs

"For all the talk of a recovery, our economy still isn't creating enough well-paid, permanent jobs to meet demand," said Beth Farhat

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

General Election 2015: TUC's Regional Secretary Beth Farhat explains what business wants

General Election 2015: Beth Farhat of the North East TUC explains what the region's workers and businesses want from next month's election

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat column: Trade unions in the North East have faced tough times

Regional secretary of the TUC says that it has been a challenging two years since the last TUC regional conference

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: Countdown to the General Election 2015

Regional secretary of the TUC says declining living standards will be an important issue in the General Election

Dianne Sharp

Dianne Sharp: UK businesses cannot afford a power vacuum after the election

Regional director of the CBI calls on new Government to commit to the EU but see ambitious reform of it

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat column: concern is growing on rail franchises

Regional head of the TUC calls for a publicly owned rail net worth that puts people before profit

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: Budget said nothing about where the cuts will be made

Regional head of the TUC says most workers are not getting their fair share from the recovery

Dianne Sharp

Dianne Sharp: transatlantic trade deal is crucial to help growth

Regional head of the CBI says a successful trade deal between the EU and the US will benefit everyone in the UK

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat column: we need a Budget to improve people's quality of life

Regional head of the TUC, Beth Farhat says the UK needs an urgent change of course

Dianne Sharp

Dianne Sharp: why economic growth is central to the devolution debate

Regional director of the CBI says that devolution to the regions must not get in the way of business growth

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat column: women must use the rights won for them by the sufragettes

After International Women's Day, the regional leader of the TUC reflects on how the election will affect women workers

Dianne Sharp

Dianne Sharp column: profit is not a dirty word

Companies should be open and transparent about their dealings to counter the feeling that profits are bad

Dianne Sharp

North East jobs growth is worth shouting about

Regional head of the CBI Dianne Sharp says that the North East is leading the way in creating new jobs

Dianne Sharp

Dianne Sharp column: People should soon be seeing more money in their pockets

Job creation and wage growth is being matched by low inflation to make a real difference in people's lives

Trades Union Congress TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady

Frances O'Grady column: North East is not seeing wage growth it needs

General Secretary of the TUC says too many people in the region earn less than the living wage

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat column: We need to protect the fire service

Regional head of the TUC says that firefighters are right to be worried about the future of their service

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat column: End the scandal of illegally paid care workers

Regional head of the TUC says many care workers are being paid below the minimum wage

Dianne Sharp

Dianne Sharp: The skills gap is the biggest threat to continued growth

Regional director of CBI says that economic growth needs to benefit more people, but that flexibility in the labour market is key

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: Time to include workers on company boards

Regional head of the TUC Beth Farhat wants better worker representation in the boardroom

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: 'Whose growth?' was the defining question of 2014

The Government has failed to match the recovery with a proper re-balancing of the economy, says regional head of the TUC

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Andrew James celebrates as Durham firm is named North East Company of the Year

The Gazette and Journal North East Business awards final 2015 at Hardwick Hall Co Durham. Winners Andrew Tomlinson and James Buckle from Andrew James online retail

North East Business Awards: Durham's Andrew James named company of the year

Journal Business Devolution Breakfast 2015 at the Gosforth Marriott Hotel

The Journal North East devolution debate highlights need for more and better jobs

 

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