Tag Archives: low pay

Bundesbank calls for higher wages across Eurozone

The call follows a raft of recent reports highlighting inequality as a threat to the global economy.

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Living wage should be paid to a million more workers, says commission

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A living wage for the lowest-paid staff could lead to increased productivity, reduced staff turnover and improved morale.

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Coalition Britain: less Dragon’s Den, more a nation of odd jobbers

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As with so many of the coalition’s claims of economic recovery, the seemingly buoyant labour market is hiding a much more fragile picture, writes James Bloodworth.

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The role of skills in tackling low pay

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Two new reports show just how little impact economic growth is having in the places that need it most.

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Coalition Britain: a third of families living on the cusp of homelessness

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New figures from Shelter demonstrate just how precarious the economic recovery still is for many people.

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It’s time to be bold on the Living Wage

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If we believe that a Living Wage should apply to all, then we must be prepared to consider how we achieve it, writes Karen Jennings.

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Britain still needs a pay rise

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Britain badly needs a pay rise, right across the board.

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Four ideas to solve the low pay crisis

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An anonymous hotline to report employers for shady practices is just one way American activists are looking to tackle their own low pay crisis. Here are four ideas for solving our own.

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The government is messing low paid workers around for political capital

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It’s a shame the government has to mess around millions of low paid workers for a relatively small amount of political capital.

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Despite welcome news on unemployment, pay and productivity are stagnating

Despite today’s welcome news on falling unemployment, pay and productivity are stagnating.

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