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Grainger: the corporate landlord cashing in on the housing crisis

With house prices unaffordable and social housing unavailable, seven million households

Besson St: Lewisham council and Grainger building private flats on demolished council estate

Besson Street in New Cross is the target for Lewisham Council’s

Waterstones paying millions to US ‘vulture fund’ owners while denying staff living wage

Waterstones staff are demanding to be paid the living wage. Management

Can the University of London afford to bring its workers in-house?

Cleaners, security guards, catering staff and other workers at the University

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Corporations are working us to the bone and laying waste to

Elbit Systems: company profile

Elbit Systems, based in Haifa, is Israel’s largest privately-owned arms and

Who owns your water and how they’ll try to keep it

If water privatisation is ended, one group in particular is going

The Doctors Laboratory: directors and shareholders enjoy huge returns while couriers fight for better pay

Couriers working for The Doctors Laboratory (TDL), the UK’s biggest pathology

Foster Care Associates sold to private equity firm CapVest Partners

One of the UK’s biggest private foster care companies is being

Will Blackrock save the planet? Probably not

Dubbed a “vast money machine”, Blackrock has made a lot of

We need to get some rest

Workers in Britain feel they are working harder than at anytime

Zuckerburg tightens his grip

Mark Zuckerburg has tightened his grip on Instagram and WhatsApp. When

Aurora Energy Resources: a Ferrari-loving oilman bets on fracking

The Aberdeen-based company Aurora Energy Resources holds four licences to explore

Water company shareholders make £6.5 billion in five years

Water company shareholders made £6.5 billion in the five year period

Water bosses’ huge pay packets: analysis

An investigation by Corporate Watch and the GMB union released earlier