National living wage

Guaranteed hours essential to business resilience

Nearly a third (32%) of working adults in the UK are given less than a week’s notice of their working hours, research published by the Living Wage Foundation (LWF) has found.

Does 'naming and shaming' employers work?

Over 200 employers were named and shamed by the government last week (December 9) for failing to pay staff the national minimum wage.

Wage exploitation left unchecked by government

Employers paying below the National Minimum Wage only stand to be found out once every 500 years.

Inflation to squeeze living standards of employees

Inflation may rise as high as 5% next year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned, putting a squeeze on living standards for many employees.

Budget and Spending Review: what did chancellor Rishi Sunak say?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has pledged to address the UK's economic vulnerabilities through a mixed programme of heavy investment and increased taxation.