Protesters are set to target the Shard next Wednesday

The Shard is the latest construction project lined up to be targeted by protesters angry at the decision by eight major electrical contractors to ditch the 40-year-old JIB wage agreement between firms and electricians. Organisers of the unofficial protests said a demonstration would take place outside Europe’s tallest building next Wednesday. The news follows similar demonstrations at the under-construction Westfield shopping centre in Stratford on Wednesday and Blackfriars station the week before