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UK workers ‘frustrated by flatlining pay’, says key economist

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People in the UK feel "frustrated and squeezed" because their pay has flatlined for a decade, the Bank of England's chief economist has said.

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UK workers ‘frustrated by flatlining pay’, says key economist

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People in the UK feel "frustrated and squeezed" because their pay has flatlined for a decade, the Bank of England's chief economist has said.

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UK workers ‘frustrated by flatlining pay’, says key economist

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People in the UK feel "frustrated and squeezed" because their pay has flatlined for a decade, the Bank of England's chief economist has said.

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Hung parliament sinks business confidence, IoD finds

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An Institute of Directors poll suggests a 'dramatic drop' in confidence following the hung parliament.

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Poor workers’ rent bill swallows 40% of wages, says National Housing Federation

Shared from on 31 March 2017

Care workers, cleaners and shops assistants face being forced to spend more than 40 per cent of their earnings on rent in all nine English regions, according to research by the National Housing Federation (NHF).

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Ikea drivers living in trucks for months

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Some drivers say their wage is less than three pounds an hour. One feels 'like a prisoner' in his cab.

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Zero hours contracts reach record levels

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The number of people working on zero hours contracts hits nearly one million, but the rate of increase has slowed rapidly.

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Zero hours contracts reach record levels

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The number of people working on zero hours contracts hits nearly one million, but the rate of increase has slowed rapidly.

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Mitie set to put worker on its board

Shared from on 28 February 2017

One of Britain’s largest employers of low-paid workers is planning to take up Theresa May’s challenge to leading companies by appointing an employee representative to its board.

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Argos admits paying 37,000 staff less than minimum wage

Shared from on 17 February 2017

Argos is to stump up more than £3 million in back pay and fines after an investigation revealed that thousands of workers at the catalogue retailer had been paid less than the minimum wage.

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Argos admits paying 37,000 staff less than minimum wage

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Argos is to stump up more than £3 million in back pay and fines after an investigation revealed that thousands of workers at the catalogue retailer had been paid less than the minimum wage.

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Hundreds of companies failing to pay minimum wage

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Debenhams and Subway among businesses which have failed to pay the National Minimum Wage.

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A third of UK lives on inadequate income, says think tank

Shared from on 15 February 2017

Nearly a third of the population of Britain is living on an "inadequate" income, according to research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).

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There will be a shameful betrayal of the Brexit low-paid

Shared from on 15 February 2017

We haven’t even left the EU yet but already there are labour shortages as the number of migrants falls. As for the promise of higher pay, forget it

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£1.74 an hour: Jinn couriers complain over low earnings

Shared from on 14 February 2017

Delivery firm scrapped a minimum hourly rate of £8 an hour in January for its self-employed contractors

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