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Single Parents Least Likely to Escape Low Pay

Single Parents Least Likely to Escape Low Pay

Findings produced by the Resolution Foundation shows that particular types of groups... Part-timers, single parents, older workers and people with disabilities seem to find escaping from low pay especially difficult.

The report highlights that employees can move into higher paying roles but escaping completely from low pay is more difficult. Overall, the evidence presented in the report suggests that employers and government do have scope to develop the progression prospects of low paid staff. While much is already being done, there are particular groups of people – part-timers, single parents, employees outside of large companies – who are not feeling the benefits…

You can view the full report 'Escape Plan': Understanding who progresses from low pay and who gets stuck here


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