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.
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.
The Living Wage Foundation (LWF) has found 12% of the UK population, around 3.7 million people, are in low paid and insecure work.
One in three men (35%) and women (33%) in work do not know that it is illegal to pay women and men differently for equal work