The 2016 earnings outlook: Will inflation or productivity prevail in Britain’s pay recovery?

Tuesday 15 December 2015

Jobs, Skills and Pay

The UK has experienced a welcome pay rebound this year, helped along by falling unemployment and historically low inflation. But can the pay recovery be sustained into next year? Will rising inflation erode real wage growth, or will stronger productivity gains push nominal pay rises higher still? Which of these will ultimately determine the strength … Continued

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How should we share the gain and the pain in the next Parliament?

Monday 6 October 2014

Incomes and Inequality

After years of stagnating living standards it is vital that we share in the gains of economic recovery and fairly distribute the burden of eliminating the deficit during the next parliament. At this Resolution Foundation event David Laws MP (Minister of State for Schools and for the Cabinet Office) and Tom Brake MP (Deputy Leader … Continued

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How should we share the gain and the pain in the next Parliament?

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Incomes and Inequality

After years of stagnating living standards it is vital that we share in the gains of economic recovery and fairly distribute the burden of eliminating the deficit during the next parliament. At this Resolution Foundation event Rachel Reeves MP (Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions) discussed the Labour agenda for generating shared growth and … Continued

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Building a shared recovery – lessons from the downturn

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Public Finances and the Economy

A speech by the Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Responses: Alison Wolf – Professor of Public Sector Management at King’s College, London Paul Johnson – Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies  

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The road back towards full employment

Thursday 23 May 2013

Jobs, Skills and Pay

The UK labour market has performed relatively well in recent years given the weakness of GDP, with the number of people in work now back above its pre-recession peak. Yet job creation has lagged far behind population growth, leaving the UK far below its pre-recession employment rate. In the coming years, not least as the … Continued

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