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UK minimum wage rise of 6% to go ahead despite coronavirus pay freeze call

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Pay for over-25s on national living wage rises to £8.72 per hour despite push to suspend increase Almost 3 million workers across Britain will receive a pay rise on Wednesday as the legal minimum wage rises more than 6%, despite calls for a delay to protect jobs as the coronavirus outbreak escalates. Amid mounting job losses and the country sinking into recession, pay for workers over the age of 25 on the national living wage will rise by 6.2%, from £8.21 to £8.72 in the biggest ever cash increase to the legal pay floor.
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Coronavirus UK: Will key workers get a pay rise?

Coronavirus UK: Will key workers get a pay rise?

2 monthes ago   |   By Metro

While the UK remains on lockdown, only key workers can travel for work
As the UK nears the end of its first week in coronavirus lockdown, most people across the country have been advised to stay at home unless they need to make an essential journey .
Permitted reasons to leave the house include going grocery shopping, doing exercise and travelling to work, but only if you are deemed a key worker by the government.
Key workers are those considered essential in fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic, and the list includes all NHS staff plus support and specialist staff in the health and...
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