Tag: minimum wage


Labour’s manifesto launch

Labour has released its 2019 election manifesto, under the key slogan, ‘It’s Time For Real Change’. One of the most appealing promises is the 4.3% proposed increase to the health budget. Labour want to scrap hospital car parking and prescription charges and cut private provision in the NHS. Another hopeful proposition is the raise of…


The Finance Roundup

One percent pay cap to be lifted on public sector workers. After mounting pressure to increase pay rises in the public sector, the government has decided to remove the one percent pay cap that has been imposed since 2013. Police officers will get a 1.7 percent rise and a one percent bonus, whilst prison officers…