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Amazon workers stage first formal UK strike calling on Jeff Bezos to share the wealth
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Amazon workers stage first formal UK strike calling on Jeff Bezos to share the wealth

Warehouse workers in Coventry are “making history” to become the first Amazon employees in the UK to take official strike action

£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?
Employment

£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?

Calls for a £15 minimum wage have increased as inflation causes wages to stagnate. But is it feasible? Here’s everything you need to know.

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

The Big Issue breaks down how much you should be taking home in your pay packet whether you’re on the minimum earning floor or due a little bit more

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

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

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

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Here’s how much money people actually need to live on during the cost of living crisis
Cost of living

Here’s how much money people actually need to live on during the cost of living crisis

TUC unveils ‘road map’ to a £15 minimum wage and high wage economy
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TUC unveils ‘road map’ to a £15 minimum wage and high wage economy

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

Bring in £15 minimum wage to level up the North of England, says think-tank
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Bring in £15 minimum wage to level up the North of England, says think-tank

Buckingham Palace is offering below minimum wage pay for a live-in housekeeper
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Buckingham Palace is offering below minimum wage pay for a live-in housekeeper

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage
Low pay

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage

A new law could ban P&O Ferries from UK ports if it doesn’t pay staff minimum wage
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A new law could ban P&O Ferries from UK ports if it doesn’t pay staff minimum wage

Boris Johnson set to scrap plan to let workers keep tips despite admitting minimum wage isn’t enough to live on
Workers' rights

Boris Johnson set to scrap plan to let workers keep tips despite admitting minimum wage isn’t enough to live on

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example
Paddy Bettington

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example

These are the big high street shops named and shamed for paying below the minimum wage
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These are the big high street shops named and shamed for paying below the 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
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

Naming, shaming and failing: Punishments for firms paying below minimum wage have little impact
Employment

Naming, shaming and failing: Punishments for firms paying below minimum wage have little impact

Wages are rising… but only to what they were in 2009
Employment

Wages are rising… but only to what they were in 2009

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

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

Budget 2021: What to expect from Rishi Sunak’s latest update on the UK’s spending
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Budget 2021: What to expect from Rishi Sunak’s latest update on the UK’s spending

Labour members vote for £15 minimum wage and increase to statutory sick pay
Employment

Labour members vote for £15 minimum wage and increase to statutory sick pay