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Poor pay makes care workers feel like second class citizens – the next government must fix this
social care crisis sees care workers experiencing low pay
Katherine Chapman

Poor pay makes care workers feel like second class citizens – the next government must fix this

Around 43% of adult social care workers in England are earning less than they need to live, rising to 80% in London. The next government needs to give care workers a pay boost to fix the social care crisis, writes Living Wage Foundation's Katherine Chapman
'Time for a new deal': UK's new minimum wage still not enough to cover 'a decent standard of life'
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Minimum wage

'Time for a new deal': UK's new minimum wage still not enough to cover 'a decent standard of life'

Over 500 employers named for 'cheating workers' out of minimum wage – but it's worse than you think
Minimum wage

Over 500 employers named for 'cheating workers' out of minimum wage – but it's worse than you think

The national living wage, real living wage and minimum wage explained
Minimum wage

The national living wage, real living wage and minimum wage explained

National living wage to rise to £11 an hour – but experts say it's not enough
National living wage

National living wage to rise to £11 an hour – but experts say it's not enough

Minimum wage UK 2023: How does Britain compare to the rest of the world?
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Minimum wage

Minimum wage UK 2023: How does Britain compare to the rest of the world?

2023 predicted to be 'groundhog year' for families as bills rise and pay packets shrink
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Cost of living crisis

2023 predicted to be 'groundhog year' for families as bills rise and pay packets shrink

Record increase in real living wage will see 400,000 workers get pay rise
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Employment

Record increase in real living wage will see 400,000 workers get pay rise

Sainsbury’s bosses have rejected a call to become a real living wage employer
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Pay

Sainsbury’s bosses have rejected a call to become a real living wage employer

Employers are signing up to pay the 'real living wage' at a record rate
Living wage

Employers are signing up to pay the 'real living wage' at a record rate

The ‘real living wage’ needed to live on is now £9.90 per hour - £2k per year more than the government's minimum wage
Minimum wage

The ‘real living wage’ needed to live on is now £9.90 per hour - £2k per year more than the government's minimum wage

£1,000 minimum wage rise will only be worth £265 for full-time workers on universal credit
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Employment

£1,000 minimum wage rise will only be worth £265 for full-time workers on universal credit

Andy Burnham to turn Greater Manchester into first living wage city region
Andy Burnham on a real living wage
Employment

Andy Burnham to turn Greater Manchester into first living wage city region

'The view of care as a low-skilled job is not only incorrect but harmful'
Rachel Flint with her carer Zipporah
Employment

'The view of care as a low-skilled job is not only incorrect but harmful'

Living wage activists reveal scheme fighting poor pay and insecure hours
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Employment

Living wage activists reveal scheme fighting poor pay and insecure hours