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UK's economic stagnation has left households £4,300 poorer – but there's a plan to fix it
stagnation has left British households poorer
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UK's economic stagnation has left households £4,300 poorer – but there's a plan to fix it

Flatlining wages, slow growth and high inequality has held Britain back, think tank Resolution Foundation has warned. Here’s how catch-up to other countries
Schools, hospitals and trains: Is the end of the strikes in sight?
Strikes

Schools, hospitals and trains: Is the end of the strikes in sight?

Michael Gove couldn't spend £1.9bn to tackle the housing crisis. So here’s 10 things the money could be spent on instead
Michael Gove leads DLUHC
Government spending

Michael Gove couldn't spend £1.9bn to tackle the housing crisis. So here’s 10 things the money could be spent on instead

As Amazon Prime Day pushes the latest deals, these striking workers want a share of the profits
Amazon

As Amazon Prime Day pushes the latest deals, these striking workers want a share of the profits

These high street shops have been caught paying below minimum wage
Minimum wage

These high street shops have been caught paying below minimum wage

Teachers strike: 'We walk out not just for pay, but for our most vulnerable pupils'
group of elementary school kids and their teacher lying down while working in the library
Nadeine Asbali

Teachers strike: 'We walk out not just for pay, but for our most vulnerable pupils'

6 common myths about strike action, debunked – from salaries and picket lines to public support
Strike action

6 common myths about strike action, debunked – from salaries and picket lines to public support

March 15 strike: From tube drivers to teachers, who’s on strike on Wednesday? 
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Employment

March 15 strike: From tube drivers to teachers, who’s on strike on Wednesday? 

'Burned out' Brits are working £26 billion worth of unpaid overtime a year
Workers' rights

'Burned out' Brits are working £26 billion worth of unpaid overtime a year

Rising unemployment spurs calls for more support for jobseekers
Unemployment

Rising unemployment spurs calls for more support for jobseekers

Unions pledge to fight Rishi Sunak's new laws that 'completely undermine the purpose of striking'
Rishi Sunak stands with his hands in front of him while giving a speech
Strikes

Unions pledge to fight Rishi Sunak's new laws that 'completely undermine the purpose of striking'

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

Christmas on the picket line: What it's like being on strike during the festive season
Christmas

Christmas on the picket line: What it's like being on strike during the festive season

Postal strikes dates: When are the Royal Mail walkouts this December 2022 and why?
Royal Mail workers hold signs saying yes to strike action
Strikes

Postal strikes dates: When are the Royal Mail walkouts this December 2022 and why?

Royal Mail strikes: When are postal workers going on strike over Christmas and why?
Royal Mail workers hold signs saying yes to strike action
Royal Mail strikes

Royal Mail strikes: When are postal workers going on strike over Christmas and why?

Lack of flexibility in low paid-work means people are having to go part-time, study finds
Flexible working

Lack of flexibility in low paid-work means people are having to go part-time, study finds

These are the jobs with the biggest gender pay gaps in 2022
Gender Pay Gap

These are the jobs with the biggest gender pay gaps in 2022

NHS recruitment crisis worsens as private sector pay growth reaches record-breaking highs
Recruitment crisis

NHS recruitment crisis worsens as private sector pay growth reaches record-breaking highs

Why the government must end the low wage economy
Wages

Why the government must end the low wage economy

Inequality is widening in the UK and family wealth is the driving factor
Inequality

Inequality is widening in the UK and family wealth is the driving factor

'Cash-starved' firefighters warn they may not be able to cope with Bonfire Night calls
Bonfire night

'Cash-starved' firefighters warn they may not be able to cope with Bonfire Night calls

Train strikes called off as union RMT enters talks with Network Rail
train strikes
Strike action

Train strikes called off as union RMT enters talks with Network Rail

Employers are increasingly leaving salaries off job adverts despite pay transparency campaign
Recruitment

Employers are increasingly leaving salaries off job adverts despite pay transparency campaign

Ex-miners who took part in 1984 strike return to picket line at National Coal Mining Museum
Strike action

Ex-miners who took part in 1984 strike return to picket line at National Coal Mining Museum

What's behind Britain's recruitment crisis?
Big Issue Recruit

What's behind Britain's recruitment crisis?