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‘Fragile’ economy


Any hopes of an economic boost were dashed today (November 13) as new figures revealed an unexpected rise in unemployment, while earnings barely rose against... Read More
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The generation gap


Young people in the South West are struggling in low-paid, insecure jobs as their older peers fare better, according to new TUC research showing a... Read More
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Flatlining wages


Average wages are still £13 a week lower than 10 years ago, according to new analysis from an economic think tank.   Research from the... Read More
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Fat cat bosses raking it in


There’s no end in sight for UK workers’ wage pain – wage growth slowed yet again in June according to yesterday’s latest labour market figures... Read More
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No escape


Low-wage work has for many people become a sinkhole from which there may be no escaping, new research has shown.   One in five people... Read More
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A new deal


It's been nearly a decade of Tory-driven austerity and working families across Britain have endured assault after assault -- to their pay, to their terms and conditions, to... Read More
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‘Tis the season?


Tis’ the season where advertising for Christmas gifts and festive food goes into overdrive – unfortunately the same can’t be said for people’s frozen wages.... Read More
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No rest, no pay


Two out of three workers at Premier Inn, the UK’s biggest budget hotel chain, are regularly missing out on their rest breaks and not getting... Read More
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Better pay at last?


Sluggish wage growth is set to accelerate next year, according to a report by the Bank of England’s regional agents.   Unite said if potential... Read More
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‘Toxic mix’


A ‘toxic mix’ of falling wages, a freeze to in-work benefits, along with cuts to Universal Credit and its botched introduction will hammer the incomes... Read More
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‘Wage theft’ demo


Unite will be staging a protest outside Bloomberg’s London office on Monday (October 16) calling on the media giant to take action against Seal Security... Read More
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‘All is not well’


British workers are set for another hit to their living standards, as rail fares surge to their highest in five years and wages continue to... 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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