Research and analysis

Low pay and labour progression: the 'Great Escape'

This research looks at trends in low pay over several decades.


The Great Escape? Low pay and progression in the workplace

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The research finds that only 17% of low-paid workers have gone on to get better pay. This means many low-paid workers are permanently stuck in low pay. It also found that women are more likely to be in low-paid work.

The research calls on government to work with employers to improve progression and productivity in work.

Published 19 October 2017