UK pay hit by inflation but unemployment falls to 48-year low - short news
Most workers face fifth month of falling living standards despite soaring City bonuses
Soaring bonuses for City bankers and high signing-on fees for construction and IT professionals pushed average annual pay up by 7% in March, but most of Britain’s workers suffered a fifth consecutive month of falling living standards.
Without bonus payments, workers were paid an average 4.2% wage increase in the three months to March, well below the 7% inflation rate recorded in the same..
source: The Guardian - 17.05.2022