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City workers get double-digit wage rises while lowest-paid see 1% increase
Report finds ‘tale of two labour markets’ as workers in London’s financial district enjoy inflation-busting increases

Phillip Inman

07, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Teacher sick days soar as poor conditions take toll on mental health
Increased workloads, class sizes, low pay and Covid legacy are leading to more absences and an exodus of staff

Michael Savage, Policy Editor

31, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Paralysis from Tory leadership race is damaging pay talks, say doctors and teachers
Union warnings of strike action in key public sectors are coupled with fears of schools funding crisis

Michael Savage Policy Editor

24, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Strikes threat as UK public sector staff given below-inflation pay rise
Unions warn many workers will quit teaching, nursing and social care rather than take real-terms pay cut

Patrick Butler, Denis Campbell, Sally Weale and Vikram Dodd

19, Jul, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Next apologises to staff after IT problems cause months of underpaying
Issues with new payroll system led to employees being reportedly underpaid by up to £200 a month

Jasper Jolly

17, Jul, 2022 @1:25 PM

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BT staff to strike on 29 July and 1 August
Union says customers can expect disruption to services including repairs, installations and support

Mark Sweney

15, Jul, 2022 @3:50 PM

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Aslef boss Mick Whelan: ‘There’s no cost to the economy in running rail properly’
Head of train drivers’ union takes pride in calling very few strikes – but enough is enough, he says

Gwyn Topham

11, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Number of people in UK with insecure jobs rises to 3.7 million, TUC report says
Union organisation criticises Tory ‘litany of failures on workers’ rights’ five years on from Taylor review

Jasper Jolly

10, Jul, 2022 @3:22 PM

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Cancer spending threatened if NHS staff given 3% pay rise without extra funds
NHS England says Treasury must cover cost as health service faces first real-terms cut in funding ‘since possibly the mid-1950s’

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

07, Jul, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Living wage campaigners claim progress after vote at Sainsbury’s AGM
One in six shareholders back resolution to extend living wage to indirectly employed cleaners and security guards

Sarah Butler

07, Jul, 2022 @4:29 PM

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UK workers would take 10% pay cut for ‘above average’ happiness, study finds
Research comes amid growing push for companies and governments to quantify costs and benefits of wellbeing

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

07, Jul, 2022 @3:36 PM

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How to ask for a pay rise – and make sure you get it
Be sure of your facts so you can confidently argue your current pay is not in line with the market

Donna Ferguson

04, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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