Fact Service

Current issue (March 2018)

Issue 12 (22/03/2018) - Working dads failed by workplace policies; Jobless increase at start of 2018; Inflation cut but no end to living standards crisis
; Earnings rise falls back below 3%

Issue 11 (15/03/2018) - Quiche added to 2018 inflation basket; Chancellor Hammond doesn't spring surprise; Minimum wage offenders named; Landmark ruling over employee's cancer; Equal pay claims stack up in retail sector; More goods leaving factory gates

Issue 10 (08/03/2018) - Thirty-one directors pocket £84 million

; Takeovers by UK firms abroad at 17-year high
; Review of impact of work on wellbeing

; Women's Pay Day

; Redundancies a threat to technical education

Issue 9 (01/03/2018) - TUC advises on what to do in bad weather; Time 'on call' counts as working time; Workers' pensions should not be a lottery

; Economic growth for 2017 revised down; Above-inflation rise in childcare costs; No end in sight for UK's pay squeeze

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