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.
Young people from lower-income households have lowered their career ambitions, since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, as they fear their goals are now unachievable.