Insecure and low-paid work is costing the UK Treasury £10 billions every year, according to a report from the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
The lowest paid employees are the least likely to have access to a strong benefits package, despite being the group that could use them the most.
High earners are more likely to receive pay rises to match cost of living increases than lower income workers.
Research has indicated for the first time that low-paid workers benefit overwhelmingly from working at home, yet companies could do more to support them.
With the Universal Credit (UC) cut looming next month and energy and living costs surging, low-income families need employer backing.
Labour’s promise to extend and increase sick pay to all workers has been welcomed by unions and charities.
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.
National Insurance contributions will rise by 1.25% to pay for England's social care system.
Workers on lower salaries feel less comfortable talking to their employer about mental health, according to a report from Barnett Waddingham
Many organisations are failing to maximise the value of employee benefits for low earners, according to research from the Work Foundation