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Premier League clubs face pressure to extend living wage to agency workers

Premier League clubs face pressure to extend living wage to agency workers

Sports minister to raise issue with clubs, only four of which pay real living wage to all staffPremier League clubs will face government pressure to pay the living wage to all their staff, including
Minimum wage: football clubs and Wagamama among worst underpayers

Minimum wage: football clubs and Wagamama among worst underpayers

Name and shame list reveals 9,200 underpaid employees within total of 179 firmsWagamama, TGI Fridays, Marriott Hotels and Karen Millen are among the companies named and shamed by the government for
Anger over TGI Fridays plan to share waiters’ tips with kitchen staff

Anger over TGI Fridays plan to share waiters’ tips with kitchen staff

American dining chain won’t have to pay tax on rise for kitchen staff if funded by redistributing waiters’ card tipsA new row over tipping has erupted at TGI Fridays, the American restaurant chain,
London cinema workers call off new series of strikes

London cinema workers call off new series of strikes

Staff at Picturehouse chain cancel 13-day strike after they were threatened with losing pay beyond hours of actionCinema workers have called off strikes, saying they were threatened with losing more
Walmart Is Boosting Its Starting Hourly Wage to $11. It Says It’s Because of Tax Reform

Walmart Is Boosting Its Starting Hourly Wage to $11. It Says It’s Because of Tax Reform

The increase takes effect next month and will cost $300 million on top of wage hikes that were already planned.
Aldi gives pay rise after UK sales exceed £10bn for first time

Aldi gives pay rise after UK sales exceed £10bn for first time

Salaries to increase by up to 4.6% at German grocer after Christmas sales surgeAldi is increasing pay for store staff after it enjoyed a bumper Christmas with sales up 15% in December.The German
UK government warned over sharp rise in child and pensioner poverty

UK government warned over sharp rise in child and pensioner poverty

Almost 400,000 more UK children and 300,000 more pensioners plunged into poverty in past four years, new study findsHundreds of thousands of children and older people have been plunged into poverty in
Philip Hammond could be putting the UK on course for another recession

Philip Hammond could be putting the UK on course for another recession

Falling real incomes, rising debt and low productivity are pushing us towards the danger zone – and measures announced in the budget may not be enoughOn the historical average, Philip Hammond should
Philip Hammond could be putting the UK on course for another recession

Philip Hammond could be putting the UK on course for another recession

Falling real incomes, rising debt and low productivity are pushing us towards the danger zone – and measures announced in the budget may not be enoughOn the historical average, Philip Hammond should
Philip Hammond could be putting the UK on course for another recession

Philip Hammond could be putting the UK on course for another recession

Falling real incomes, rising debt and low productivity are pushing us towards the danger zone – and measures announced in the budget may not be enoughOn the historical average, Philip Hammond should
Millennials struggling to make ends meet | Letters

Millennials struggling to make ends meet | Letters

Sam Webb says it’s unlikely he’ll ever own his own home. Róisín McLaren says you can’t build a life on a zero-hours contract. Boomer Naomi Clayton says she went without food and furniture to afford
UK living wage rises to £8.75 per hour

UK living wage rises to £8.75 per hour

Above-inflation rise pushes pay pledge over the £10 barrier in London for first time with more than 150,000 workers set to benefit across UKMore than 150,000 workers will get an inflation-beating pay
The Guardian view on the productivity puzzle: blame low pay | Editorial

The Guardian view on the productivity puzzle: blame low pay | Editorial

The head scratching over the failure to raise productivity is ignoring the real problem: cheap labour is a disincentive to investmentTheresa May originally wanted her purpose in power to be defined by
The Guardian view on the productivity puzzle: blame low pay | Editorial

The Guardian view on the productivity puzzle: blame low pay | Editorial

The head scratching over the failure to raise productivity is ignoring the real problem: cheap labour is a disincentive to investmentTheresa May originally wanted her purpose in power to be defined by
Low-paid should receive inflation-only rises, say business leaders

Low-paid should receive inflation-only rises, say business leaders

The British Chambers of Commerce have told the Low Pay Commission that a rise of more than 2.7% in the national living wage could lead to job cutsLow-paid workers in the private sector should see
Headdesk: GA-06 candidate says she “does not support a livable wage”

Headdesk: GA-06 candidate says she “does not support a livable wage”

Handel could've handled this better The post Headdesk: GA-06 candidate says she “does not support a livable wage” appeared first on Hot Air.

Praise those who pay the real living wage | Letters

Letter from Katherine Chapman, director of the Living Wage FoundationRecent announcements from across the political spectrum have raised the issue of living wages and statutory minimum wages. With
Dramatic minimum wage rises will put low-paid jobs at risk, says IFS

Dramatic minimum wage rises will put low-paid jobs at risk, says IFS

Thinktank says planned pace of increase for rest of decade could price workers out of a job, with young people worst affected• General election 2017 – latest updatesDramatic increases in the minimum
Key points of the budget 2017 – at a glance

Key points of the budget 2017 – at a glance

The chancellor, Philip Hammond, has delivered the budget. These are the key points, with political analysisBudget 2017 live: reaction to Hammond’s spending and tax plansRowena Mason, deputy political