Minimum wage

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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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Britain’s hidden online ‘microworkers’ paid less than £4 an hour
Call to name and shame firms paying below the minimum wage for gig economy tasks like data entry

Mattha Busby

25, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Poor working conditions persist in Leicester garment factories, finds survey
Research was funded by Boohoo amid effort to clean up sector after complaints about supply chain practices

Sarah Butler

13, Jun, 2022 @5:01 AM

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There’s a simple way to fight the cost of living emergency: a £15 an hour minimum wage an hour | Nadia Whittome
Opponents say this will lead to a wage-price spiral – but that’s an argument that’s stuck in the 1970s, says Labour MP Nadia Whittome

Nadia Whittome

08, Jun, 2022 @1:24 PM

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Pay may be up for the UK’s lowest earners, but so are work demands and stress levels | Torsten Bell
Firms are compensating for higher wages by cutting ‘on-the-job leisure episodes’ and raising work intensity, new research finds

Torsten Bell

29, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Deliveroo accused of ‘cynical PR move’ with union deal for couriers
IWGB union says endorsement by GMB means workers still receive below the minimum wage

Sarah Butler

12, May, 2022 @1:27 PM

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Ports and unions criticise Shapps’ plan for law on seafarers’ minimum wage
Legislation announced in Queen’s Speech in response to P&O Ferries’ sacking of 800 crew

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

10, May, 2022 @1:59 PM

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From energy costs to TV bills: what has gone up in price from 1 April?
Britons face a shock as household costs soar – and some unexpected items such as beer also go up

Hilary Osborne

01, Apr, 2022 @9:06 AM

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UK politics: Boris Johnson grilled by MPs at liaison committee – live
Latest updates: the PM faced questions at the liaison committee, which is comprised of the chairs of the Commons select committees

Andrew Sparrow

30, Mar, 2022 @5:02 PM

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Waiving the right to decent pay at sea | Brief letters
Brief letters: Poor deal for ferry workers | Women on the plough | Signing off as Mum | Partygate fines

Letters

30, Mar, 2022 @4:01 PM

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P&O Ferries is not the first in UK waters to hire low-cost workers
The government has long turned a blind eye to widespread pay abuses by operators working out of UK ports

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

30, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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