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Why aren’t we seeing more National Living Wage workers?

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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 …

The NLW: a sea change for the UK labour market?

A wide range of evidence suggests that the National Minimum Wage (NMW) has succeeded in raising pay for the lowest-paid workers significantly without damaging employment or the economy. However, the benefits of the NMW have been more muted for workers …