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A government-backed study has recently revealed nearly seven out of ten temporary workers were satisfied with their salary at the start of 2008. The report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (Rec) showed 68 per cent of more than 400 agency workers questioned were happy with their wages. In addition, a third of those surveyed…

A member of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee has warned that unemployment could reach two million by Christmas. Issuing a stark warning about the UK economy, David Blanchflower predicted that as many as 2,000 people will lose their jobs every day over the next four months. Those workers who do escape redundancy will…

Female workers in their 30s are the worst affected by the gender pay gap, according to new research. Figures produced by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) suggest that the difference between men and women’s full-time earnings increases from 3.3 per cent for women aged 22 to 29 to 11.2 per cent for females aged between…