Resolution Foundation report: Low Pay Britain 2018

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The National Living Wage continues to shake up the low-paid labour market but without radical responses from employers. This is according to the Resolution Foundation report from May 2018; ‘Low Pay Britain 2018’, which looks at recent progress and trends in the low-pay labour market.

UK Independent Mechanism briefing: Government’s response to the UN report on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Continued lack of action from the UK Government on the UN Committee’s recommendations undermines its position as a global leader on disability rights. This is one of the concerns expressed by the UK Independent Mechanism (UKIM) in their June 2018 briefing on the Government’s response to the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People.

Exiting the European Union Committee report: The Progress of the UK’s Negotiations on EU Withdrawal – March to May 2018

We are at 75%, but the last 25% is the hardest. This is what David Davis MP, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union said on the progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU Withdrawal. The June 2018 report (pdf) by the Exiting the European Union Committee gives the latest details on Brexit negotiations from …

Women’s Budget Group report: Universal Credit and Financial Abuse – Exploring the Links

“Combining payments may send money straight to wallet and not to purse, undermining women’s economic independence and their ability to leave abusive relationships.” This is according to Mary-Ann Stephenson, Director of the Women’s Budget Group in relation to the June 2018 report on Universal Credit and financial abuse. The report is by the Women’s Budget Group, Surviving Economic …