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Lack of flexibility in low paid-work means people are having to go part-time, study finds
Flexible working

Lack of flexibility in low paid-work means people are having to go part-time, study finds

Working parents and people with caring responsibilities are increasingly looking to part-time work that gives them greater flexibility

Postal strikes dates: When are the Royal Mail walkouts this December 2022 and why?
Strikes

Postal strikes dates: When are the Royal Mail walkouts this December 2022 and why?

Postal workers are set to strike on multiple dates over the Christmas period in a bid to force Royal Mail to up their wages as inflation hammers pay.

Royal Mail strikes: When are postal workers going on strike over Christmas and why?
Royal Mail strikes

Royal Mail strikes: When are postal workers going on strike over Christmas and why?

Royal Mail workers are going on strike over the Christmas period to protest low pay and Uberisation of the business. Here’s what that means for them and for you

These are the jobs with the biggest gender pay gaps in 2022
Gender Pay Gap

These are the jobs with the biggest gender pay gaps in 2022

NHS recruitment crisis worsens as private sector pay growth reaches record-breaking highs
Recruitment crisis

NHS recruitment crisis worsens as private sector pay growth reaches record-breaking highs

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Why the government must end the low wage economy
Wages

Why the government must end the low wage economy

Inequality is widening in the UK and family wealth is the driving factor
Inequality

Inequality is widening in the UK and family wealth is the driving factor

‘Cash-starved’ firefighters warn they may not be able to cope with Bonfire Night calls
Bonfire night

‘Cash-starved’ firefighters warn they may not be able to cope with Bonfire Night calls

Train strikes called off as union RMT enters talks with Network Rail
Strike action

Train strikes called off as union RMT enters talks with Network Rail

Employers are increasingly leaving salaries off job adverts despite pay transparency campaign
Recruitment

Employers are increasingly leaving salaries off job adverts despite pay transparency campaign

Ex-miners who took part in 1984 strike return to picket line at National Coal Mining Museum
Strike action

Ex-miners who took part in 1984 strike return to picket line at National Coal Mining Museum

What’s behind Britain’s recruitment crisis?
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What’s behind Britain’s recruitment crisis?

Record increase in real living wage will see 400,000 workers get pay rise
Employment

Record increase in real living wage will see 400,000 workers get pay rise

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CEOs are now paid 109 times more than the average worker
Business

CEOs are now paid 109 times more than the average worker

NHS workers could strike over pay rise that leaves hundreds of thousands worse off in real terms
NHS workers

NHS workers could strike over pay rise that leaves hundreds of thousands worse off in real terms

Inflation predicted to hit 18% for poorest this autumn
Cost of living crisis

Inflation predicted to hit 18% for poorest this autumn

Amazon wildcat strikes enter second week as UK workers protest over pay
Strike action

Amazon wildcat strikes enter second week as UK workers protest over pay

Hundreds of Amazon warehouse workers stage wildcat strikes over ‘pathetic’ pay rise
Strikes

Hundreds of Amazon warehouse workers stage wildcat strikes over ‘pathetic’ pay rise

Amazon warehouse workers down tools to protest 35p pay rise
Low pay

Amazon warehouse workers down tools to protest 35p pay rise

Here’s how much more than you the UK’s top CEOs earn
Low pay

Here’s how much more than you the UK’s top CEOs earn

Thousands of BT workers stage biggest strike in 35 years
Employment

Thousands of BT workers stage biggest strike in 35 years

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UK wages in biggest drop since records began as inflation soars
Pay

UK wages in biggest drop since records began as inflation soars

Fresh rail strikes announced as union says public back workers in pay dispute
Rail strikes

Fresh rail strikes announced as union says public back workers in pay dispute

Sainsbury’s bosses have rejected a call to become a real living wage employer
Pay

Sainsbury’s bosses have rejected a call to become a real living wage employer

Low union membership has ‘knocked £400 a month off the average Brit’s paypacket’
Unions

Low union membership has ‘knocked £400 a month off the average Brit’s paypacket’