Does the minimum wage have an impact on wage inequality? Do increases in the minimum wage help or hinder people moving into better-paid jobs? These were the questions posed by a major, two-part research project which the LPC published in …
The National Living Wage has raised hourly earnings for the lowest paid workers in the UK since its introduction in 2016, but some have questioned whether the gains are reflected in workers’ weekly pay. Today’s Low Pay Britain report from …
LPC economist Anthony Lord uses analysis from our 2018 report to answer the question: “Why aren’t we seeing more National Living Wage workers?” The report was published on 27 November and is available here. The background The introduction of the …
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A blog on the work of the Low Pay Commission (LPC), an independent body that advises the government about the National Minimum Wage.
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