Fact Service

Current issue (March 2017)

Issue 12 (23/03/2017) - Inflation leaps to 3.2; More regulation of gig economy needed; Appalling risk of suicides in construction

; Fat cats - the great pay divide; Racist abuse after Brexit vote; Lack of diversity at top in Wales

Issue 11 (16/03/2017) - Swings and scooters of inflation basket; No real improvement in weekly earnings; Cosmetic improvement with Living Wage; Zero-hours contracts at record high; Unemployment falls below 1.6 million

Issue 10 (09/03/2017) - Economic forecasts in Hammond's Budget
; Mixed fortunes in ethnic women's pay gap data

; Company merger and acquisitions in 2016; Numbers on zero-hours contracts at a high
; GMB take on DX delivery firm; Former chancellor's nice big earner; Charter to stop violence at work


Issue 9 (02/02/2017) - Trade Union Act regs come into force
; Gender pension gap leaves women short

; Violence at work - the nasty truth
; Bookseller's £7m salary

; Money purchase pension are norm; British Gas denied appeal in Lock case; Government fails in ethnicity review

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Fact Service provides a concise update of the latest developments for union negotiators. It gives full details of the latest official statistics on prices, earnings and unemployment, as they appear, as well as coverage of key economic and industrial issues as they happen.

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