Pay recovery looks set to continue throughout 2015

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Wages & Income

  Fresh policy action needed to reignite Britain’s stalled employment growth Britain’s pay recovery looks set to continue throughout 2015 but employment growth appears to have stalled, the Resolution Foundation said today (Wednesday) in response to the latest labour market figures. Real wages (excluding bonuses) continued to grow by 2.8% in the year to June … Continued

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One in four low paid workers escaped low pay over the last decade

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Part-time roles, having a sales job and working in hospitality reduce the chances of getting on at work One in four workers who were low paid a decade ago – and who have remained in employment for most of the subsequent decade – went on to completely escape and move onto higher pay, according to … Continued

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More than 300,000 workers trapped at minimum wage for at least five years

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Britain’s growing minimum wage workforce includes 320,000 people who have been trapped on the lowest rung of the pay ladder for five years or more reveals a new report from the Resolution Foundation. Minimum Stay shows that 17 per cent of all those currently earning the minimum wage or up to 25p an hour above it, … Continued

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Women and part-timers losing the earnings race

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What sex you are, whether you work part time and where you live are all critical for your chances of social mobility, according to a major new study published today by the independent think tank the Resolution Foundation. The report, Snakes and Ladders, finds that women, those working part-time and those outside of London are … Continued

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Inreasing penalty for not having a degree

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 Those without a degree are losing the social mobility battle, accordingly to new analysis to be published soon by the independent think tank the Resolution Foundation. The new research shows that, compared to those with a degree, those without a degree are more likely to move down the earnings scale during their careers and were … Continued

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