Welcome inflation fall but poorest households are experiencing the biggest price pressures

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Wages & Income

  Welcome inflation fall but poorest households are experiencing the biggest price pressures The poorest households have experienced higher inflation than the richest households since the start of the year, the Resolution Foundation said today (Tuesday) in response to the latest inflation figures, which saw CPIH fall to 2.6 per cent in June. New Resolution … Continued

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Income growth halved in the run up to the 2017 General Election

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  Britain beset by big divides on housing, age and inequality The mini living standards boom between 2013 and 2015 came to an abrupt halt in the year running up to the recent General Election, with income growth halving to just 0.7 per cent, according to a major new report published today (Saturday) by the … Continued

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It’s good to focus on overtime, not just Uber

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  When a government publishes a Big Review – and at 115 pages the Taylor Review certainly fits that bill – the temptation is to rush into the weeds of its very many recommendations. But before we do that it’s worth stepping back and considering how remarkable it is that we’re even here in the … Continued

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The growth of advanced industries has created 150,000 extra local jobs – and low qualified workers gain most

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The local employment benefits of growing advanced industries spread well beyond workers in those sectors, a new report from the Resolution Foundation published today (Monday) has found. However, this good news for jobs does not spill over into good news for pay, so low-paying sectors should also be a key focus for the government’s industrial … Continued

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