"People are fed up with this path to poverty"

Business quote of the day.

Len McCluskey. Photograph: Getty Images

People are fed up with this path to poverty                                                                      

Len McCluskey, leader of Unite, urges Labour to get on the side of "ordinary workers" ahead of its party conference in Manchester this week. The shadow chancellor Ed Balls is to outline plans to boost UK businesses today, including a call for a two-year stamp duty holiday, but the party is at loggerhears with the union over plans for a public sector pay freeze.