Fact Service

Current issue (August 2019)

Issue 33 (15/08/2019) - Real pay cut for lower and middle earners
; Unemployment back above 1.3 million
; RPI inflation pegged down a notch
; Average earnings growth slips back

Issue 32 (08/08/2019) - Lower-income families hit most since 2008


; Register to log workers affected by silica dust; Asbestos group wins access to court files; Scrap earnings trigger to close pension gap; Landmark victory over holiday pay; Asda threaten staff over new contract

Issue 31 (01/08/2019) - Study finds 4.5m plus in deep poverty in UK


; Number of workplace deaths increases; New protections for pregnant women?
; Approach to equality law needs to change; Eye-watering bills for holiday childcare

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