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Working Poverty - Women in UK ‘more likely than men to be on low pay and struggling’

Geoff Riley

3rd March 2023

New research from the Living Wage Foundation finds that millions of women in the UK – often cleaners, catering staff and care workers – are likely to be trapped in low-paying, insecure and precarious jobs that pay below the real living wage. It is an important contribution to the debate about working poverty and the challenges facing households during the cost of living crisis. There are now more than 12,000 registered Living Wage employers in the UK.

Please read: Women in UK more likely than men to be on low pay and struggling

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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