Factors effecting employment, wage rates and economic growth
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Factors effecting employment, wage rates and economic growth
These articles help with understanding the drivers of employment, wage rates and impact on economic growth.
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A higher minimum wage is an easy answer that won't work - Telegraph

A higher minimum wage is an easy answer that won't work - Telegraph | Factors effecting employment, wage rates and economic growth | Scoop.it
It was Robert Heinlein, the science fiction writer, who put it best.
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Firms urged to pay 'living wage'

Firms urged to pay 'living wage' | Factors effecting employment, wage rates and economic growth | Scoop.it
Businesses are being urged to pay employees at least £1 per hour more than the minimum wage in a bid to lift those on the lowest pay out of poverty.
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UK economy sees return to growth

UK economy sees return to growth | Factors effecting employment, wage rates and economic growth | Scoop.it
The UK economy emerged from recession in the three months from July to September, with growth of 1.0%, helped by the Olympic Games.
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How good is Britain's minimum wage?

How good is Britain's minimum wage? | Factors effecting employment, wage rates and economic growth | Scoop.it
The UK's hourly figure is still way below many other countries.
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Pay rises fastest for the wealthy

Pay rises fastest for the wealthy | Factors effecting employment, wage rates and economic growth | Scoop.it
Pay rates have risen much faster for the wealthy in the past 25 years than for the poorest, official figures show.
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Earnings rise less than inflation

Earnings rise less than inflation | Factors effecting employment, wage rates and economic growth | Scoop.it
The average annual earnings of full-time workers in the UK rose by 1.4% to £26,500 in the year to April 2012, less than the 3.5% rise in inflation.
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