Inequality

Third sector organisations fail to pay living wage

Many charities and other third sector institutions are not paying all of their workers above the Living Wage, despite some being set up to help those most in need.

TUC calls for ‘economic reset’ to tackle COVID class divide

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for an urgent “economic reset” to tackle the huge class divide in Britain that it said has been exposed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Graduate schemes falling short on diversity

Recent graduates feel grad schemes are outdated and don't offer all applicants a fair chance, according to research

Pakistani and Bangladeshi staff face worst ethnicity pay gaps

Campaigners have called for mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) exposes sluggish progress on BAME workers' pay

Government launches 'roadmap' to tackle gender inequality

Experts welcome the government's plan to empower women in their careers and financially but warn of challenges

Unemployment falls but wage inequality rises

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

State of the Nation report: Employers must do more on social mobility

Employers have a responsibility to tackle socioeconomic inequality, according to experts reacting to yesterday's report by the Social Mobility Commission

Fat Cat Friday marks widening of CEO-worker pay gap

The UK’s top bosses make more in three days than a typical full-time worker will make in a year, according to research from the High Pay Centre and the CIPD

Working parents struggling to support families

Low-paid parents working full time aren't earning enough to provide their family with a basic lifestyle, according to research

MPs call for end to unpaid trial shifts

MPs are calling for unpaid trial shifts to be banned, as Unite reveals that complaints have risen six-fold over the past three years.

Pay ratios ineffective in tackling inequality feel employers

Employers and policymakers should be cautious in how they approach pay ratios as they could be too simplistic