A defence of tipping is that waiting staff rely on their tips to get by. I’m sure that’s true, but it shouldn’t have to be.
Posts Tagged: Wages
Better pre-school education, more help in need for those who have contributed more, a higher minimum wage, support for grandparents – all fit Conservative ideals.
Lord Green: Yes, the immigration figures are disappointing. But we must stick with a net reduction target.
The public will never accept that the number of entrants cannot be controlled.
Tax cuts will help and so will lower property prices, but above all, we need a return to healthy, non-inflationary wage growth.
A clear plan. A strong retail offer. The right direction. A vision for the country. Labour’s strategic failure. And let’s not forget…Ed Miliband.
Charlie Elphicke MP: More full-time employment, more women in work, higher pay… the jobs revolution rolls on
Today’s figures reveal that there are 30.8 million people in work. Why can’t Labour welcome that?
The majority of workers have had some wage growth – of four per cent per annum – since 2010.
The second part of our pre-Autumn Statement mini-series on the Chancellor looks at his growing political focus on ordinary working people.
My party seeks to build an economy which works for the many, not for the few.
New data on jobs and wages offers an opportunity to explain that the long term economic plan is working.
A series of tactical rather than strategic decisions on the economy have left Miliband and Balls in a bad place.
At the heart of the debate about the economy is the persistent and worrying problem of restricted social mobility.
Mistaken alarmism hurt our brand in the 1990s – might enthusiasm to put that right lead us to another mistake now?
Pensions transmit the economic under-performance of the past to the wage packets of the present.
It’s a scandal that of the 4.7 million on low wages in 2002, only 800,000 had escaped ten years later.