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Tuesday, 19 November, 2013
The ONS will shortly publish its Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE)for 2013 – an account of the distribution and make-up of earnings and...
Wednesday, 13 November, 2013
John Major’s comments on Monday, criticising the UK for a lack of social mobility, sparked numerous comments on the failure of our non-selective...
Friday, 8 November, 2013
The need to tackle low incomes is becoming increasingly clear to politicians of all stripes. One popular proposal to address this is to...
Tuesday, 5 November, 2013
A worker earning the updated national Living Wage, would need to work for 311 years to earn a single year’s pay for a FTSE 100 CEO, according to new...
Tuesday, 5 November, 2013
Recently I argued that poverty should be seen as a product of inequality because we live in a finite world where income and wealth is...
Thursday, 31 October, 2013
The government that takes power in 2015 will be obliged to deal with policy challenges that are the result not only of the financial crisis and the...
Tuesday, 29 October, 2013
The amount of money a person has (in income and/or assets) represents their particular claim on the world’s resources. The rich have much more money...
Tuesday, 29 October, 2013
New analysis by The Equality Trust of ONS statistics published today has found that the top fifth of inheritors received over 142 times...
Thursday, 24 October, 2013
A new survey released today by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) shows that most people don’t trust their senior...
Thursday, 3 October, 2013
Following a successful event at the Labour Party Conference, The Equality Trust continued the debate on fair pay in the public sector at the...

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