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Gender pay gap mainly due to inequality, says report

Gender pay gap mainly due to inequality, says report

The gender pay gap in public relations is partly explained by factors such as parenthood, part-time work and length of service, but most of it is purely about inequality, according to a study by The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).…

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3% rise recommended for minimum wage

3% rise recommended for minimum wage

The Low Pay Commission has recommended a 3% increase in the National Minimum Wage from October.…

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EY report predicts steady growth in wages

EY report predicts steady growth in wages

A steady growth in average earnings of between 1 and 2% over the next four years is predicted in a new report from EY.…

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Lib Dems make free childcare pledge

Lib Dems make free childcare pledge

The Liberal Democrat have outlined plans to provide 15 hours a week of free childcare to all children of working parents aged between 9 months and two years at a meeting of the Pre-School Learning Alliance.…

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Childcare costs rise by 33% over this Parliament

Childcare costs rise by 33% over this Parliament

The cost of a part-time nursery place for a child under two has increased by 33 per cent over the course of this Parliament, according to new research by the Family and Childcare Trust.…

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