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What's on show at controversial arms fair?

What's on show at controversial arms fair?

Technology
Arms manufacturers will gather in London this week to grease palms and prepare sales of controversial defence and security equipment.More than 1,600 exhibitors from 54 countries are attending the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) at ExCeL.Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon and Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade, will speak at the event alongside the chiefs of staff of the UK's armed forces.In 2015/16, the Ministry of Defence spent nearly £19bn, accounting for over 40% of all UK government procurement spend and representing the fifth largest defence budget in the world.Here is what will be on show.:: Surveillance technologyImage:The Dataminr service analyses millions of tweets every hour Among the controversial companies keen to grab a slice of that ver
Taylor Review: All work in UK economy should be fair

Taylor Review: All work in UK economy should be fair

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceAll work in the UK's economy should be "fair and decent", a government review of employment practices has said. The report by former aide to Tony Blair, Matthew Taylor, pays particular attention to the gig economy.It recommends that workers for firms such as Uber and Deliveroo should be classified as dependent contractors, with extra benefits.The Prime Minister said the government would take the report's recommendations seriously.Mr Taylor said there was a perception that the gig economy put too much power into the hand of employers: "Of all the issues that were raised with us as we went around the country, the one that came through most strongly was what the report calls one-sided flexibility. "One-sided flexibility is where employers seek to tr...