Time to pay up: Securing stronger, shared wage growth

Thursday 26 March 2015

Jobs, Skills and Pay

After the longest fall in modern history real wages are finally turning the corner. But the outlook for pay remains highly uncertain. Productivity remains on the floor. Automation and globalisation generate pessimism about our pay prospects. Others feel that the wage-gloom is overdone. As pay starts to rise what can be done to secure widely … Continued

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More than a minimum: Where next for the National Minimum Wage?

Tuesday 17 April 2012

Jobs, Skills and Pay

Since its introduction in 1999 the minimum wage has raised the pay of some of the lowest earners in Britain.  Now, as might be expected in tough economic times, growth in its value has gone into reverse.  The recent announcement that the minimum wage will rise by 11 pence to £6.19 in October 2012 marks … Continued

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