Posts Tagged ‘real wages’

Employments Statistics Look Good But Wages Are Lagging Behind

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

The latest employment data from the Office for National Statistics for May to July 2017, shows that while employment continues to rise, real wages are falling behind. (more…)

Labour calls for Universal Credit roll out to be halted

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Labour is calling for the roll out of Universal Credit to be halted as new data shows that while wages are failing to keep up with inflation (more…)

Britons absorb inflation and risk their long term financial security

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Four in five (80%) people are concerned about maintaining their current lifestyle in the face of rising inflation, with one in four (28%) have needed to divert money away from their savings (more…)

UK Wage Growth Will Stay Bottom of League Unless Government Acts

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

OECD forecasts real wages to fall in the UK, while they rise in most other advanced economies, with only three countries to experience slower pay growth than the UK (more…)

Real wages still worth £2,270 less than in 2008, according to new TUC analysis

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Average pay (median) in Britain is still worth £2,270 less in real terms than it was in 2008

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UK Wage Growth Lagging Inflation

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

According to the Office for National Statistics “Nominal wage growth below the rate of price inflation has resulted in real wages falling for the longest sustained period since at least 1964”. (more…)

The balance of growth – speech by Ben Broadbent

Friday, January 17th, 2014

In a speech at the London School of Economics, Ben Broadbent – external member of the Monetary Policy Committee – addresses two key questions relevant to the current debate over the economic recovery. (more…)

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