Category Archives: Pay/The Cuts

Fighting for your rights......

Dave Knight on a campaign group’s efforts to support vulnerable people.

Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights protesting outside Leytonstone Jobcentre Plus.  Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights is a local organisation that supports benefits claimants and campaigns on the problems they face. Click here to read more.

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Campaigners in Waltham Forest welcome commitments from employers to pay London Living Wage......

According to charity Trust for London, Waltham Forest has the highest percentage of jobs paying below the Living Wage anywhere in the capital, at 37 per cent.  Click here to read more.

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Two million self-employed adults earn less than the minimum wage......

New analysis published by the TUC shows that half (49%) of self-employed adults aged 25 and over are earning less than minimum wage – a total of two million people.  Click here to read more.

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Minimum wage: Workers underpaid by record £15.6m......

A record £15.6m worth of underpayment to UK workers has been discovered by the government in the past year. Click here to read more.

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Home ownership now little more than a pipe dream for public sector workers......

Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers across Britain, according to research recently published.  Click here to read more.

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The English NHS pay deal – in six charts......

A lot has been written about the NHS pay deal in England and what it will mean to individuals’ pay packets. But how does it affect staff at different stages of their career?  Click here to read more.

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Childcare fees have risen three times faster than wages since 2008, TUC analysis reveals......

Fees up by 52%, compared to 17% increase in nominal wages. Families left with £4,700 annual shortfalls even after government support. Click here to read more.

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780,000 workers are stuck on zero-hours contracts......

Hundreds of thousands are still trapped in jobs that are so insecure they can’t plan childcare or budget for their weekly shop.  Click here to read more.

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A fifth of boroughs’ jobs pay below living wage......

More than a fifth of jobs in Waltham Forest and Redbridge pay below the living wage.  Click here to read more.

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Pay announcements are “robbing Peter to pay Paul”, says UNISON......

“Behind the good news headlines, the government is simply robbing Peter to pay Paul. Without extra money from the Treasury to fund these pay increases, services and jobs somewhere will have to be cut.”  Click here to read more

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