Fighting fires and austerity
Catching up with the union that fights for the rights of those who fight fires.
Fighting the gig economy – of academics not students
Lots of Bristol University staff are highly educated, but casually employed. Bristol UCU is campaigning to change that.
Watch: the women working on the tools and bucking the trend
Inspiring stories of local women bucking the trend and building successful careers in the trades.
Lopresti ice cream bosses slavery trial date set
Salvatore and Roberto Lopresti face modern day slavery charges.
Bristol care workers battle charity over ‘unfair’ pay for sleep-in shifts
Bristol Care Workers Network are protesting against learning disability charity Mencap, in a legal battle that could lead to £20 million in back pay.
Out of the frying pan and into the fire: A refugee’s story of the fight for the right to work
The barriers government put in the way of people working when they come to the UK
The day gig economy workers struck back
A powerful display by precarious workers
Update: Loprestis’ ‘No plea’ in slavery case
Ice cream bosses face will face Crown Court next month
Exclusive: Lopresti ice cream bosses face slavery charges
Salvatore and Robert Lopresti face charges of forced labour.
Yoga will not fix the NHS stress crisis, staff say
Stressed out staff say they need need system change and leadership support, not resilience training.
Should strip clubs be banned?
The renewal of the licenses for two strip clubs in Bristol in March reignited debate in the city about the presence of sexual entertainment venues...
Revealed: NHS staff in Bristol are being worked until they’re sick with stress
In the 70th year of the NHS, an investigation by the Cable reveals that those who care for the nation are in need of serious attention.
The essential stories you wont find elsewhere
Subscribe to our fortnightly newsletter