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Sheffield named as Britain's low pay capital

Sheffield City Region has a high concentration of large, low paying sectors such as office administration and retail

Sheffield is Britain's "low pay capital" with hourly rates 10% below the national average, a study has found.

12:11am Thursday 19 January 2017

Bosses 'have a duty of care to all staff, no matter what type of contract'

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Employers are being urged to improve the way they treat agency staff or those on zero hour contracts after a study found many only give 48 hours notice of shifts.

12:11am Thursday 19 January 2017

The Xtra Factor is replaced by digital spin-off

Rylan Clark Neal and Matt Edmondson were the most recent presenters of The Xtra Factor

The X Factor's spin-off show, The Xtra Factor, is to be taken off air, ITV has announced.

12:11am Thursday 19 January 2017

526 potential victims identified in football child sex abuse inquiry

Police have said that the total number of potential suspects in the football sex abuse scandal has reached 526

More than 500 victims and 184 potential suspects have been identified by police investigating football's child sex abuse scandal, latest figures show.

12:11am Thursday 19 January 2017

Robbie Williams to perform at Brit Awards

Singer Robbie Williams will perform at the Brits

Robbie Williams will perform at this year's Brit Awards, organisers have announced.

12:11am Thursday 19 January 2017

Twerking businessmen ads top complaints list

The Moneysupermarket.com advert topped the UK's Top 10 most complained about ads of 2016. (ASA/PA)

Adverts featuring twerking businessmen in high heels and shorts and blind footballers kicking cats were among the most complained-about commercials of 2016.

12:11am Thursday 19 January 2017

UK sailor Alex Thomson 'unlikely to beat rival in round-the-world race'

Alex Thomson said he did not think he could win the race

British sailor Alex Thomson believes he is unlikely to reel in his French rival despite halving the lead hours before the finish of the solo round-the-world Vendee Globe race.

12:11am Thursday 19 January 2017

International aid spending target laws 'must be reviewed'

The think tank said the target based on a percentage of national income must be reviewed

Laws committing the UK to spending 0.7% of national income on aid must be reviewed amid scandals over spending, an influential think tank has said.

12:11am Thursday 19 January 2017

PM in pledge to produce a 'Brexit that works for ordinary people'

Theresa May said it was time to stop fighting the battles of the past and look to the future

Theresa May has vowed to create a "Brexit that works for ordinary people" as she prepares to publish the Government's industrial strategy next week.

12:11am Thursday 19 January 2017

Threat in UK greater than six years ago, says terror law watchdog David Anderson

David Anderson said there is a wider range of dangers than when he took up his post

Britain's terror laws watchdog has warned that the country faces a greater threat now than when he took the post six years ago.

12:04am Thursday 19 January 2017
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