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Chancellor wants an above inflation rise in the minimum wage

Business Secretary Vince Cable yesterday submitted the government’s final analysis on employment and the economy for the independent Low Pay Commission (LPC). The LPC will consider this as part of wider evidence when making its recommendations on National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates for this year. Last September, the Business Secretary also asked the LPC to…

Increasing doctors’ pay rates now could harm patient care and put jobs at risk, say NHS Employers

The NHS Employers organisation believes the Doctors and Dentists Review Body should not recommend an increase in pay scales for NHS doctors over the next financial year. This will help organisations maintain the quality of NHS patient care, tackle an unprecedented savings challenge and minimise job losses. In its annual submission to the Doctors and…