In work poverty

Employers can reduce poverty by offering flexible work

Flexible work for parents can be a key factor in lifting children out of poverty, a report on poverty in Scotland by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has found.

Hidden jobs gap in the UK putting low-paid workers at risk

The record number of vacancies arising from the UK's economic recovery from COVID-19 is hiding a jobs gap with low-paid workers most at risk.

Raising minimum wage won't end in-work poverty

?Raising the minimum wage should be part of a broader approach to ending in-work poverty, the Low Pay Commission (LPC) has said

Unemployment falls but wage inequality rises

While UK unemployment hits another record low, the TUC warns of wage inequality between sectors

Improve benefits to help low earners, report urges

Many organisations are failing to maximise the value of employee benefits for low earners, according to research from the Work Foundation