It’s no secret that wages have suffered during the financial crisis. Whether it’s been people taking pay cuts, fewer hours or just the increases in their wage packet not competing with inflation, people have found that they aren’t earning as much. However, what you may not have realised is just how big an effect this…

Public opinion has swung massively against the banks since the start of the financial crisis, and they weren’t anybody’s favourite group before then. With more and more revelations appearing in the media about the amount bankers were paid, the bonuses they could expect, the scandals they were involved with and more, there has been a real hope…

The minimum wage for workers in the UK who are 21 or older has risen by 11p an hour, reaching the lofty height of £6.19/hour. Whilst the rate of inflation is still outpacing any additional income by a long way, this extra money for a large section of the UK workforce is sure to be…