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Living Wage

Raising pay vs protecting jobs?

Where next for the National Living Wage

Thursday 24 September 2020

Live interactive webinar. This pandemic has shone a spotlight on the vital work done by Britain’s low-paid workers who, from supermarket staff to care workers, were the most likely to continue working even while the rest of the economy was shut down or working from home. Many people would agree that a higher minimum wage … Continued

From loud claps to hard cash

A new settlement for Britain’s low-paid workers

Wednesday 3 June 2020

Low-paid workers have borne the brunt of Britain’s economic crisis. Almost one in three have been furloughed or lost their jobs completely, while many of those continuing to work have risked their lives in doing so. We clap many of our low-paid workers every Thursday. But gratitude alone won’t pay the bills or ensure they … Continued

Working Britain

What does 2020 have in store for job prospects and pay packets?

Friday 10 January 2020

Friday 10 January 2019, 9.30-10.45am, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster 2019 was a good year for the labour market – the area of the economy that matters most to households. Employment reached a new record high, while pay growth finally approached pre-crisis levels. The strong performance of the UK labour market is all the more remarkable … Continued

The end of low pay?

Charting the future of the minimum wage

Thursday 30 May 2019

At the event to mark the launch of Professor Arin Dube’s review we heard from him and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and also presented new research on the future of the minimum wage from our ‘Low Pay Britain’ report.

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