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Dear Friends The new Makes-you-Think website has landed! I hope you will like what you see next time you visit. But even the best of changes can be just a little disruptive, and the site’s upgrade means that in order to continue to receive every new Loudshirts post just as soon as it is published,… CONTINUE READING

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Here’s the thing about Great Yarmouth……

My visit to the town last month with the Low Pay Commission showed a picture of two halves in more ways than one. Here’s my post for the Commissions’s website. https://minimumwage.blog.gov.uk/2019/07/23/great-yarmouth-a-town-of-two-halves/ Featured image credit: http://minimumwage.blog.gov.uk… CONTINUE READING

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In Hartlepool, there are problems the minimum wage can’t fix – Low Pay Commission

The Low Pay Commission (LPC) is an independent body that advises the government about the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage. Here’s my latest post for them, following a recent visit. There are people in the town doing great things. One of them called this piece “really challenging.” minimumwage.blog.gov.uk/2019/06/17/in-hartlepool-there-are-problems-the-minimum-wage-cant-fix/ Featured image credit: minimumwage.blog.gov.uk… CONTINUE READING