The decision of Amazon to raise its minimum wage for British and American workers, is a major milestone for campaigners pushing for pay increases to tackle rising levels of poverty and inequality, increasing  the US minimum wage to $15 (£11.57) an hour for more than 350,000 workers

It would appear that the tech giant has recognised the force of the argument from the other side- but most importantly it is recognising the need to put humans at the heart of its strategy.

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The owner of Vauxhall has warned of “dramatic consequences” for its UK plants if there is a no-deal Brexit.

Speaking to the BBC, Carlos Tavares said the carmaker’s “number one” request of Brexit talks was free trade.