The fourth in a series of policy briefings.
Posts Tagged: Wages
We are more likely to provide opportunities to lower paid British workers and to grow the economy as a whole if we vote for Brexit.
A ConservativeHome mini-series begins today.
David Kirkby: The National Living Wage could undermine the Northern Powerhouse – so let’s vary it by region
There are negative possibilities for the supply of jobs, positive ones for productivity – and a lot of variation across sections.
And how they’re not what they used to be.
That’s why others need to look out for those on low incomes.
If you’re a factory worker who hasn’t a proper pay rise in years, the fact that the tax lawyers and brand consultants are doing nicely isn’t much comfort.
…despite paying no Income Tax. That ought to change.
So, will the National Living Wage do much to help?
How smart factories could create jobs and end wage stagnation.
Ryan Bourne: Price controls cause shortages, queues, overcrowding, underinvestment and unemployment. And they’re back.
They seem to be more back in vogue with all political parties than at any time since the 1970s.
“It’s a better plan, in which a proper industrial strategy builds on the great strengths of British business to deliver higher wages, higher skills, and higher profits, for firms and families together.”
The Coalition has secured an impressive record in creating jobs, but must now tackle low productivity and wage stagnation.
It’s front page story exactly a week ago misrepresented an Office of Budget Responsibility report. (P.S: The OBR isn’t doing too well itself either.)
The Chancellor has transformed over this Parliament, with a growing political focus on ordinary working people.