1% Pay Rise for NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Private Healthcare workers?

A furore has built in the wake of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s dispiriting budget last week, where NHS staff have been promised a paltry 1% pay rise following the hardest year ever faced by the health service. Questions among staff are now being asked; Where’s our thanks? Where’s the solidarity? Where’s our bleedin’ money? But these … Continue reading 1% Pay Rise for NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Private Healthcare workers?

In debt thanks to Universal Credit. The story of Alex and Sandra.

Today's story is about Sandra and Alex, a working couple in debt because of their  brief reliance on Universal Credit... It's time for a look at the UK Government’s new benefit system and its effect on full-time workers. For those that don’t know, Universal Credit is the UK Government’s grand plan to roll a whole … Continue reading In debt thanks to Universal Credit. The story of Alex and Sandra.