Living wage

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Aldi to give UK warehouse workers second pay rise in a year
Majority will now earn minimum of £12.66 an hour, up from £11.95, with those in London on at least £13.05

Sarah Butler

15, Aug, 2022 @11:57 AM

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Amey bosses celebrated profits while offering below-inflation pay rises
Video shared by accident shows executives at outsourcing giant discussing £92m rise in profit amid union pay row

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

12, Aug, 2022 @1:15 PM

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Cost of living crisis: protests to launch across the UK
Enough is Enough campaign garners 300,000 signs-ups with 50 rallies planned next week across Britain

Zoe Wood

12, Aug, 2022 @12:07 PM

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The Guardian view on Tory economics: for haves, not for have-nots | Editorial
Editorial: Whoever is the next prime minister will likely resurrect a form of capitalism that almost broke the economy in 2008


17, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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The sterling rally could be brief, just like Boris Johnson’s premiership
Markets look at the wider picture and post-Brexit, post-pandemic economic policy is still a vacuum

Nils Pratley

07, Jul, 2022 @6:30 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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Singling out Sainsbury’s over the living wage may not be that pragmatic | Nils Pratley
A shareholder resolution at one retailer is an imperfect weapon for a scrap over pay that really relates to sector-wide issues

Nils Pratley

05, Jul, 2022 @6:13 PM

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Inflation could push English councils into bankruptcy, say leaders
Rise of £2.4bn in costs could be ‘disastrous’ and essential services may need to be cut, says LGA chair

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Sainsbury’s under new pressure to pay living wage for all workers
Queen’s bank Coutts plus Coal Pensions Board join others such as L&G and HSBC backing resolution for £9.90 an hour

Sarah Butler

26, Jun, 2022 @9:59 AM

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Who pays the ‘real living wage’ in Britain – and who does not?
More than 10,000 companies pay £9.90 an hour in the UK and £11.05 in London – Burberry and Ikea among them

Joe Middleton

19, May, 2022 @7:03 PM

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Executive pay system is broken, says Church of England’s pension board
Board calls out excessive pay on day Next approved 50% pay rise for its chief executive

Joanna Partridge and Sarah Butler

19, May, 2022 @5:32 PM

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Investors call for Sainsbury’s to pay workers ‘real living wage’
Campaign launched to make company first supermarket group to pay milestone figure of £9.90 an hour

Rupert Jones

27, Mar, 2022 @11:01 PM

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