Study adds weight to call for rise in London wages

sector workers in inner London should be paid £4,200 a year weighting,
according to a new study.

report, from Warwick University, said the fee would help solve growing
recruitment and retention problems.

Warwick researchers found that £4,200 was the minimum sum needed to make public
sector employees’ pay comparable with private sector salaries.

union Unison welcomed the report, and said it proved that current London
Weighting rates were inadequate and failed to resolve recruitment and retention
issues in the capital.

By Quentin Reade

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