Tags: National Minimum Wage

Out of nearly 2,000 respondents in a new survey conducted by loan company Provident, 19 percent admitted that they struggle financially within two weeks of getting paid and 40 percent don’t save any money on a monthly basis. With more jobs paying employees the National Minimum Wage, 35 percent of respondents said that they haven’t had a pay rise in two years or longer, despite the improving economic conditions.

Minimum wage increase must be backed by pay bargaining and job security rights, says TUC

Three in every ten (29 per cent) female employees in the country are set to receive pay rises as a result of the new ‘National Living Wage’, according to a new report published today by independent think-tank the Resolution Foundation. The new measure, which was announced in July’s Budget, is set to lift the pay floor…

Justin Govier: What the Tory employment law reform means for businesses

Given the polling indications prior to the election, there was a general view that the main parties would not be able to stick to all their manifesto pledges. Instead there would be compromises necessary and deals done with coalition partners. However, of course, that proved not to be the case and we can now be…