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Improving the lives of low-paid workers


The ramping up of the national minimum wage since 2015 has more than halved the share of low-paid employees in Britain. But it is far from job done: too few low-paying jobs offer dignity, respect and security to the people doing them. Nye Cominetti, Rui Costa, Charlie McCurdy and Gregory Thwaites report on how the minimum wage has transformed pay - and how we can go beyond this to make real progress on providing 'good work'.


Nye Cominetti, Rui Costa, Charlie McCurdy and Gregory Thwaites

20 June 2023     Paper Number CEPCP654

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Labour markets programme.