Wages

Would a minimum income guarantee create a fairer workplace? Part two

The Scottish government is considering plans to introduce a minimum income guarantee (MIG).

Would a minimum income guarantee create a fairer workplace? Part one

The Scottish government is considering plans to introduce a minimum income guarantee (MIG).

John Lewis one of nearly 200 companies to pay staff less than the minimum wage

The UK government has named and shamed companies 200 companies which have underpaid their workers, totalling £1.2 million to over 34,000 people.

Political uncertainty hits wages

As the UK waits to hear if parliament will approve Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, research reveals that uncertainty has already taken its toll on salaries

Rail fare rise outstrips wage growth

As further increases to commuting costs are announced, experts call on employers to help ease the financial burden on workers

Brexit has already cost workers more than a week’s wages

?The vote to leave the European Union has already cost the average worker more than a week’s wages thanks to higher prices, according to research

Volatile pay the norm for UK workers

Eighty per cent of workers experience fluctuating pay packets, with low-paid workers most at risk, according to research from the Resolution Foundation

Childcare costs rise three times faster than wages

?Working parents with children under five have seen nursery fees rise three times faster than their wages over the past decade, according to the TUC