Private sector earnings growing at fastest rate in 15 years

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Wages & Income

  Low inflation and welcome shift in types of job roles being created is driving mini pay surge Private sector earnings are growing at their fastest rate since the early 2000s, but maintaining the  pay surge into 2016 will prove challenging once inflation starts to rise, according to the Resolution Foundation’s new earnings outlook published … Continued

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The UK pay gap – how top earners surge ahead of the rest

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Wages & Income

New analysis released by the Resolution Foundation today (Monday 15 April) reveals how many hours ordinary workers would have to put in to earn the same as the highest-paid people in the country – and how far minimum wage workers lag behind. It shows that the pay of the top one per cent of full-time … Continued

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Children in low to middle income families start school five months behind

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Childcare & Families

Children in low to middle income families are already behind their most affluent peers when they start school, because of their upbringing – according to a major new study for the independent think tank, the Resolution Foundation. The study of over 15,000 five year olds, carried out by child development experts Jane Waldfogel and Elizabeth … Continued

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Response to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s reports

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Wages & Income

NEWS RELEASE For immediate use: 9 FEBRUARY 2010 Response to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s reports The Resolution Foundation today welcomes the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s reports on cycles of poverty, unemployment and low pay. The Resolution Foundation works to improve outcomes for low earners: those just above the poverty line yet struggling on low incomes and … Continued

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