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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


The Myth Of New Employment Stats

All is not what is claimed when it comes to the recent stats on record levels of people in employment. My latest for The Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/brexit-employment-jobs-minimum-wage-pay-security-a8831626.html… CONTINUE READING