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Wage theft scandal


As the government’s mandatory minimum wage is set to rise to just £8.72 an hour in April, new research reveals that an astounding 25 per... Read More
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Hold bad bosses to account


Bad bosses who exploit their workers should be held to account, facing higher fines and greater threat of prosecution, the government has been told.  ... Read More
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Fat Cat Thursday


On the third working day of the year, spare a moment to think of Britain’s fat cats, who have now earned more than the annual... Read More
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‘Dickensian disgrace’


Hairdressers were among the worst culprits in illegally failing to pay their workers the minimum wage in Scotland.   In total, 19 companies in Scotland... Read More
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Low pay nation


The shocking extent to which low pay has gripped the entire country was laid bare today (August 24) in new figures published by the Labour... Read More
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‘Name and shame’


Argos has topped the list of companies failing to pay their workers the minimum wage, owing nearly £1.5m in back pay to 12,000 workers, as... Read More
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Squeezed – again


Labour and the unions attacked the Tories’ economic record after new figures showed that workers have been hit with a renewed wage squeeze.   Pay... Read More
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More wage pain


The largest fall in living standards since records began is set to continue — and will only further deepen — after figures released today (April... Read More
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‘Utterly shameful’


Coming in at 103rd out of 119 countries in a global ranking tracking wage growth since the financial crisis, the UK placed above only a... Read More
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Wage theft shocker


The government needs to take much stronger action to enforce the national minimum wage, raise living standards with a real living wage and introduce sector... Read More
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