Living wage

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.

One in 10 Scottish workers in unstable work

One in 10 employees in Scotland (over 200,000 people) have said their work does not give them a stable or predictable income.

Millions of UK employees trapped in low paid and insecure work

The Living Wage Foundation (LWF) has found 12% of the UK population, around 3.7 million people, are in low paid and insecure work.

More employers paying above the National Living Wage

According to Incomes Data Research’s (IDR) latest survey, employers have responded positively to April's minimum wage uprating and are taking action to improve employee pay.

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

Payslips not given to workers

Research finds poor understanding of payslips means workers are unlikely to query pay, as new laws around payslips come into force

Minimum wage boost won't end in-work poverty

Increases to the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage welcomed, but experts say organisations must do more to support employees on low pay

One million public sector staff earn less than the living wage

Ahead of worker rights-related Brexit amendments next week, research reveals many public sector workers are at risk of in-work poverty

Government workers strike over pay and 'hostile environment' for migrants

Cleaners, receptionists, security guards and other support staff began a 48-hour strike yesterday

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

Beware low pay complacency, warns think tank

Low-paid workers still face challenges despite National Living Wage increases, according to the Resolution Foundation