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Minimum wage 'rise' is below inflation

Issue No. 2349

The national minimum wage is set to rise by 12p to £6.31 an hour in October, it was decided this week. It’s the fifth year running that the rise has been less than inflation—the equivalent of a 7 percent cut since 2008.

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Tue 16 Apr 2013, 19:00 BST
Issue No. 2349
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