UK wages rise at fastest rate but still slower than in Scotland

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John Robertson
UK wages rise at fastest rate but still slower than in Scotland

In the Independent today: ‘Average basic pay for UK workers jumped at it fastest rate in almost ten years in August, according to the latest official data. The Office for National Statistics reported on Tuesday that regular pay, which excludes volatile bonuses, was up 3.1 per cent on a year earlier in the three months to August.’ https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/uk-wages-pay-average-august-fastest-decade-august-ons-a8585861.html There’s no ‘regional’ breakdown but in Insider on August 8th, 2018: ‘Amid rising staff vacancies and shrinking candidate supply, pay pressures intensified…

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John Robertson
UK wages rise at fastest rate but still slower than in Scotland