There is a suspicion that the Government wants to talk about other things – and a significant amount of attention is of course already being consumed by Brexit.
Posts Tagged: Minimum Wage
Robert Halfon: Three big Conservative achievements. Better schools, more apprenticeships – and help for lower paid people.
Of course, mistakes are made, and governments get things wrong – but there is also a duty to make sure that the good gets out into the public sphere too.
I suggest exploring the possibility of categorising self-employed work into two categories – self-employed work, and agency-supplied self-employed work.
Nadhim Zahawi: Unfussily, quietly and impressively, Hammond’s Budget has prepared the ground for national recovery
The Chancellor has not suddenly changed who he is; he has carefully analysed the issues we face and plotted out a course of action to build a Britain fit for the future.
It continues to clear the deficit, prepare for Brexit, and back our businesses with the support they need to boost productivity.
Interview with Rosa Monckton. How the minimum wage helps keep 93 per cent of people with learning difficulties unemployed
The businesswoman, whose daughter Domenica has Down’s Syndrome, says that the disabled should be welcomed into the world of work.
We have our reservations about the Foreign Secretary, but concede that he alone, of those Ministers who spoke this week, made the Tory message sing.
Richard Short: There is a way to lift the pay cap – without caving in to Labour’s plan and putting jobs at risk
We should look again at appreciating the added value that the public sector brings to the wealth of the economy – and lift the cap for low earners.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
Retail – and why the Conservatives should turn their focus to how Corbyn would plunder your purse, wallet and savings
May has a campaign for the country. She must complement it, as best she can, with one for you and your family.
Ryan Bourne: May has chosen to occupy the centre, rather than try to shift it. This bodes badly for Britain, Brexit – and the economy.
The basic principles of limited government, economic and civil liberties, freedom and equality under the law are almost entirely absent from her programme.
Kevin Hollinrake: Why the National Minimum Wage should be raised to the level of the National Living Wage
A new study shows that paying a living wage is good for employees, and that it’s proving to make good business sense too.
We should take the opportunity to remind ourselves what real progress means and rededicate ourselves to its cause.
You may well hear grumbling from businesses about the levy which will help to fund them – but the effort will be worth it.
George Osborne ignored the well-justified caution which had kept minimum wage rises so modest, and the evidence that his ploy will harm employment growth.