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'Over 100% increase' in charity handouts to public sector workers hit by austerity measures

02 March 2018

There has been over a 100% increase in the number of charity grants provided to public sector workers over the last seven years after pay freezes left families without enough money to make ends meet, new figures show.

Govt review launched into ethnic minority progression in the workplace

23 February 2018

The government has launched a review into ethnic minority progression in the workplace in order to find out what action employers are taking to remove barriers and prevent harassment and to discover whether companies are reporting their ethnicity pay gap.

ONS: Real wages fall and joblessness up

23 February 2018

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics have shown that real wages are continuing to fall and unemployment is rising.

Low/middle earners face hardest hit from sluggish growth, report finds

23 February 2018

Low and middle earners are set to be hit hardest by a projected period of sluggish growth, a new report from the Resolution Foundation think tank has said.

Low pay takes its toll on families/health, new study finds

23 February 2018

Low pay damages both family life and worker health, a new study commissioned by the Living Wage Foundation has shown.

Women and Equalities Committee launches inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace

14 February 2018

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace with a view to understand how the issue could be tackled more effectively.

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