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One in four staff earning less than a living wage is nothing to be proud of

Working for a charity can be very rewarding, but don’t expect to be well paid. OK, so some of the larger charities will pay their most senior post holders an attractive salary, but for most working in the sector, I doubt the prospect of a healthy wage cheque was the primary attraction. 354 more words

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Orkney Third From The Bottom in Living Wage Employers

As reported earlier on this week in The Orkney News, the hourly rate of the Living Wage has increased to £8.75 to those over 18. 403 more words

Orkney News

Low pay, no bonus: U.S. retailers struggle with hiring

(Reuters) – U.S. retailers are finding it increasingly difficult to hire employees for stores and for middle and higher management as low pay and a feeling of uncertainty clouds the industry following a spate of bankruptcies and store closures. 17 more words

Low Pay

Employment: The Low Pay Trap

The Social Mobility Commission has produced an analysis that states that only one in six low-paid workers in the last 10 years managed to secure a full-time job with better pay. 7 more words


The real Brexit Debate: Fairness between Consumers and Producers

Since the Brexit vote, there has been a lot of talk about effect of immigration controls on our public services and many industries that rely on cheap labour. 638 more words


Low Pay, No Way

This was a post I wrote for OnStage Blog (view the original post here: Low Pay, No Way)

I was scanning through adverts for jobs in the theatre and I came across a post for Front of House staff at a big regional theatre in the UK. 1,637 more words