National Minimum Wage increased

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) has been increased this week by 15p to £6.08 per hour, for adults aged 21 or over. At the same time, the development rate, for those aged 18-20 has gone up by 6p to £4.98 per hour, and for those in the 16-17 year old category the rate has risen by 4p to £3.68 per … Continue reading

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Do we need a High Pay Commission?

Today the centre-left political pressure group, Compass, and 100 leading public figures launched a campaign to curb excessive pay. They called on the government to establish a High Pay Commission.   The statement says: “The crisis we find ourselves in is one significantly caused by greed. The salaries of those at the top raced away while the median wage stagnated. … Continue reading

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