JEREMY CORBYN said yesterday that the introduction of a “maximum pay level” could become Labour policy in order to narrow the disparity between high and low earners.
The Labour leader first raised the idea of a wage cap in January, sparking panic among business leaders.
Tuesday 14th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
RAMPANT inequality has reached the point where a group of men owning the same wealth as half the planet’s population could squeeze onto a single golf buggy.
Eight billionaires now have a combined wealth equivalent to 3.6 billion of the world’s poorest people, according to...
Monday 16th Jan 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
by Felicity Collier
PAY inequality among men has risen dramatically over the past 20 years, a study from the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) revealed yesterday.
The IFS researcher found that one in five men aged 25 to 55 are on wages of £7.60 or less work part-time.
This is in contrast to...
Saturday 14th Jan 2017
POORER children are less likely to go to university even when they obtain the same GCSE exam grades and live near their richer peers, research found yesterday.
The Social Mobility Commission findings reveal a progression gap between choices made by children on free school meals and...
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
by Sofia Lotto Persio
AN INCREASE in pupils receiving private tuition “is exacerbating educational inequalities” between those who can afford to pay for it and those who cannot, a new study found yesterday.
The Sutton Trust’s Shadow Schooling report revealed...
Thursday 8th Sep 2016
by Lamiat Sabin
BLACK and minority ethnic (BME) people in Britain still suffer “entrenched” inequality but the government has done little to tackle it, a rights watchdog warned yesterday.
An Equality and Human Rights Commission review dug up “alarming”...
Friday 19th Aug 2016
by Brian Precious
Wednesday 20th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Arts
YOUNG women are being forced into pension poverty by having to cut their contributions in order to pay for childcare, a study out today reveals.
Many women in their twenties and thirties are cutting down on work to look after their children, the research shows.
As a result,...
GLORIA MILLS explains how BME women are barred from secure work
Thursday 10th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features