Companies face wage rises and increasing scrutiny on low pay

Companies face wage rises because of inflation and increasing scrutiny for any breaches of minimum wage payments.

Average weekly earnings in the UK have grown to 5.7 per cent, says research from the National Institute of Economic and Social Read more

Businesses look to cut costs because of inflation threat

Businesses around the globe are likely to look to cut costs because of the rising risk of inflation.

In the eurozone, inflation hit 3 per cent last month, for example. That compares to its annual target of only 2 Read more

Businesses face inflationary pressures

Businesses are facing inflationary pressures according to the Bank of England (BOE).

Both the BOE’s chief economist Andy Haldane and its external monetary policy expert Michael Saunders have warned that the UK could be in for a rocky ride. Read more