Rewind TV: Babies in the Office; Wallander; David Tennant on Hamlet

The idea of cutting childcare costs by taking your toddlers to the office made for a surprising documentary – in the sense that they ever thought it could workBabies in the Office (BBC2) | iPlayerWallander (BBC1) | iPlayerDavid Tennant on Hamlet (BBC2) | iPlayer”If someone brought this up in the pub, you’d just go… what […]
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Addison Lee loses government contract

Minicab firm that urged its drivers to flout law by using London bus lanes loses Department for Work and Pensions contractAddison Lee, the minicab company that urged its drivers to break the law by using bus lanes, has lost its government contract, it has emerged.The contract with the Department for Work and Pensions covered use […]
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Minicab boss granted meeting with transport minister after Tory donation

Chairman of minicab firm granted interview with Philip Hammond over bus lanes after £250,000 donation to partyThe chairman of a minicab company that wants access to London’s restricted bus lanes was granted a private meeting with the transport secretary at which they discussed the matter after his firm donated £250,000 to the Conservative party.John Griffin, […]
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Self-employed business opportunity? No thanks | John Harris

David Cameron’s support for entrepreneurs can’t hide the reality of self-employment, nor mask the erosion of proper jobsRejoice, rejoice. No matter that the economy shows little sign of revival: the petit bourgeois spirit that led Napoleon to malign us as a nation of shopkeepers seems in unprecedented health. Since the middle of the last decade, […]
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