Income

Would a minimum income guarantee create a fairer workplace? Part two

The Scottish government is considering plans to introduce a minimum income guarantee (MIG).

Would a minimum income guarantee create a fairer workplace? Part one

The Scottish government is considering plans to introduce a minimum income guarantee (MIG).

Attitudes to inequality divide the workforce

New research shows that while the majority of people (80%) say they are concerned about inequality, few agree on what, if anything, should be done about it.

Labour pledges to reform sick pay and ban zero-hours contracts

Labour’s promise to extend and increase sick pay to all workers has been welcomed by unions and charities.

Social care tax disproportionately affects low-income workers

National Insurance contributions will rise by 1.25% to pay for England's social care system.

Volatile pay the norm for UK workers

Eighty per cent of workers experience fluctuating pay packets, with low-paid workers most at risk, according to research from the Resolution Foundation

UK workers struggling to save

?UK employees say £361 more each month would allow them to save, equating to a national savings gap of £9.7 billion per month

Social housing tenants struggle with low incomes

People living in social housing in London are getting poorer even though more are now in work, according to a housing charity