Tuesday, Jun 27, 2006

Apparently pay increases are inline with inflation!!!

BBC web: Increases in pay 'averaging 3%'

Pay increases have averaged 3% over recent months, with only one-in-four people getting bigger pay rises than a year ago, research suggests.
A report by the Industrial Relations Services analysed 181 pay settlements in the public and private sector in the three months to May.

Posted by tyrellcorporation @ 08:42 AM (545 views)
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1. tyrellcorporation said...

"As we head into the quieter end of the bargaining calendar, the median basic pay increase is now at the same level as headline inflation, giving employees an increase in pay equivalent to the increase in prices only," she said.

MMmmmmm... I seem to remember my utility bills going up by around 40%, my rent by 5%, fuel by about 10%, council tax by 5%, car insurance by 7%, car tax by 5%, etc, etc, etc...

It's a shame I don't buy a DVD player and champagne every week as I'd be quids-in!!!

Tuesday, June 27, 2006 08:49AM Report Comment

2. sebastian said...

Yup everything I actually have to spend money on has gone up in price well beyond 3%. I really wish they would shut the hell up with this nonsense 3% figure!

Tuesday, June 27, 2006 10:10AM Report Comment

3. Sloth said...

In other news Pork-Airways profits are up.

Tuesday, June 27, 2006 11:56AM Report Comment

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