Income and Employment
Over 6.5 million households are in debt, or face the prospect of falling into debt within a month, should they lose their jobs, according to new research from The Equality Trust. Over 40 per cent of non-retired households have too little saved to pay even a month’s worth of household bills, the r
Less than a third of FTSE 100 companies are Living Wage accredited. The new Living Wage was announced today, rising to £8.45 in the UK, and £9.75 in London, but only 29 of the UK’s largest companies are officially signed up to pay the Living Wage.
A full time worker earning the National Living Wage would need to work over 400 years to earn just one year’s average pay for a FTSE 100 CEO, according to new analysis from the Equality Trust.
Analysis of today's ONS Family Spending publication by The Equality Trust has found that the richest 10% of households spend more on eating out (£58.40) than the poorest 10% of households spend on housing, fuel and power combined (£44.50). The Equality Trust also found:
New analysis by the Resolution Foundation has predicted a slow reduction in low pay.
Today's Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) publication by the Office for National Statistics has shown a f