Bosses earning 386 Times The National Living Wage

22 March 2017

CEO’s of FTSE 100 companies are now earning 386 Times The National Living Wage, 67% are paid more than 100 times the average UK salary; and 90% are paid at least 100 times more than the National Living Wage.

Companies are forcing workers into bogus self-employment to avoid employment law, says Chair of govt review

21 March 2017

Matthew Taylor, chair of the government's review into employment law in the gig economy, will include evidence in his final report that companies are forcing workers to take on roles as "self employed" people in order to avoid providing them with workers' rights.

'Low morale, poor pay' sees workers leave the NHS

17 March 2017

Problems with staff recruitment and retention in the NHS have been put down to low morale among the workforce and poor pay and rewards by most NHS staff in a recent survey.

63% of gig workers want stronger workers' rights

17 March 2017

The much-relied upon justification for a "flexible" workforce and the encroaching gig economy is that it provides flexibility not only for the employer by for the worker – in essence, that workers want the gig economy – but new research has revealed that almost two-thirds want stronger workers' rights.

UK firms 'making increasing use of exploitative haulage companies'

16 March 2017

UK firms are making increasing use of foreign haulage companies that exploit their workers and do not follow road safety regulations.

Pay slows, and public sector pay set to crawl

16 March 2017

The latest figures from the Office for National statistics show that pay growth has slowed compared with last year.

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