The union want 20%. - for good reasons; the management can't offer more than 7% - for equally good reasons. But a settlement must be reached.
With the proposed changes in income tax and the introduction of value added tax, the British tax structure is due for its greatest alteration since William Pitt slapped on income tax in 1799. How will the changes affect taxpayers? Are there any lessons that Europe can teach us?
This week's Horizon sets out to make the world of High Energy Physics accessible and relevant to more than just a small group of scientists - with the aid of Jeremy Newson, a young actor, a musical cake-stand and simulated collisions with real cars.
Highlights of this afternoon's match Direct from Toulouse
Television presentation by the French Television Service
A digest of the news of the week - plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear.
with John Edmunds
Harvey Cox, Assoc Professor of Church and Society, Harvard University, talks to Oliver Hunkin
'The suggestion that Christianity is a spiritual tranquilliser, I find offensive...'
with Murray Sayle
The Observer Singlehanded Yacht Race across the Atlantic qualifies as one of the longest, loneliest and toughest sailing contests in the world.
This year's race attracted 59 entries from 11 countries. Murray Sayle, journalist-adventurer, commanded Lady of Fleet, a 41-foot ketch-rigged catamaran and brilliantly filmed his solo attempt to conquer the Atlantic.
Leader William Armon
with guest artist Lena Martell
and The Roy Gunson Dancers, The Tony Mansell Singers
by Evelyn Waugh
Adapted in seven parts by Barry Took
Starring Harry Worth as William Boot
Boot, the only man on the spot when the coup is launched, gets the beginnings of his scoop.
with James Beck as Corker, Sinead Cusack as Katchen, Moray Watson as Bannister, Brian Oulton as Salter, Dan Jackson as Dr Benito
and in order of appearance [see below]
by Don Taylor
The first in the new series of seven ghost stories
"It wasn't much more than a ruin really... but we liked the area... and, anyway, Rachel fell in love with it."
But the weekend cottage is not quite the bargain it seemed, as Dan and Margaret find when they accept an invitation to go there for Christmas.
(They don't believe in ghosts: page 13)
Up Sunday returns to gatecrash the BBC's 50th birthday party with James Cameron, Kenny Everett, William Rushton, John Wells and other uninvited guests.
(Radio Times People: page 5)
The first in a season of films by one of the masters of the cinema, John Ford
Starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda
All the hardships and perils of frontier life face a young farmer-colonist and his city-bred bride as they set up home in the Mohawk Valley.
(This Week's Films: page 9. Loving and fighting: pages 68-70)