Top of the Charts: living longer but still losing to Iceland

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Sign up for our weekly Top of the Charts emails here   Afternoon all, Today is the one year anniversary of the 2017 general election. Now no-one’s paying it much attention – but that’s mainly because they’ve spent the week distracted by the idea that David Davis’s resignation threat might be sending us back to the … Continued

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Tackling the new frontiers of low pay

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Jobs, Skills and Pay

Bad policies get the most attention. Whole books have been written on government interventions that achieved the exact opposite of what they intended, or eventually delivered at miles over budget. That’s why the UK’s minimum wage – effective, popular and cheap – is such a rare thing. The latest evidence confirms the minimum wage’s continued … Continued

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