Inflation pushes up private sector pay increases

Tweet Private sector employers are coming under increasing pressure to offer inflation-busting pay rises to staff as the economy picks up, new figures have shown. However, one in 10 companies are still pushing through pay freezes and the typical pay rise in the private sector was 2pc in the three months to May, the latest analysis by Income Data Services (IDS) has revealed. Ken Mulkearn, editor of the IDS pay report, said that retail price infla ... Jump to full article >>