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Government hesitates to raise minimum wage in cost-of-living crisis

Despite the skyrocketing cost of living in the UK, the government has ended its push to use increases in the minimum wage to narrow the gap between the lowest earners and those on higher pay

Raw deal for parent student nurses

About a third of nursing students are over the age of 25, subsequently many have childcare responsibilities and struggle with astronomical childcare costs. Because they come under the category of students and not workers, these students are not entitled to the 30 hours free childcare available to working parents.