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July 2022

Labour Market Statistics, July 2022

This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 19 July 2022.

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2 Aug 2022

Regional pay in the public sector: an idea whose time has gone?

With the proposal to cut up to £8.8bn a year through the introduction of regional pay boards and wage variation for public sector workers now hastily retracted, Stephen Bevan and Tony Wilson look at this often-mooted idea and reflect on why it has never delivered.

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27 Jul 2022

Bonus growth: a welcome sign of caring HR management or an ineffective sticking plaster for low pay?

Duncan Brown considers the rise of bonuses and cost of living payments and questions whether bonus payments to lower-paid staff is a step on the path to more permanent and higher investments in people and their productivity.

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