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Wages fall at sharpest rate on record

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Regular pay fell at the sharpest rate on record between April and June, official figures show. Wages - when taking into account rising prices - dropped by 3% on the year, the Office for National Statistics said. The rise in prices has fuelled the UK inflation rate to 9.4%, with warnings the economy will fall into recession.
1 month ago·London, United Kingdom

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Inflation drives fastest fall in real pay on record

Wage growth is lagging behind soaring prices as households grapple with the rising living costs.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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ReutersReuters

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The GuardianThe Guardian

UK wages in June fall at fastest rate for 20 years

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1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

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CNNCNN

UK workers suffer biggest hit to their wages since records began

UK workers have suffered the biggest drop in their spending power in more than 20 years as prices keep soaring.

1 month ago·Atlanta, United States
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UK workers suffer biggest hit to their wages since records began

By Anna Cooban, CNN BusinessUK workers have suffered the biggest drop in their spending power in more than 20 years as prices keep soaring.Average real wages — which account for inflation — fell by 3% between April and June compared with the same period last year, according to data from the Office for National Statistics published Tuesday. “The real value of pay continues to fall. Excluding bonuses, it is still dropping faster than at any time …

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