Upping wages: the rise will take place from April 2021 (image: Getty/smolaw11)

Spring Budget 2021

NLW to rise to £8.91 from April

By Nikkie Thatcher

The national living wage (NLW) will be increased by 19p (2.2%) to £8.91 from April, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced.

Pub pay: a fair wage for pub staff?

Pub salaries – who gets paid the most?

By Nicholas Robinson

Employment in pubs is at a five-year high, with staff on average paid more than the national living wage. However, the trade still struggles to fill vacancies and some workers can feel short-changed when it comes to salaries

Wages: men are paid on average more than women

Men paid 14p an hour more than women

By Michelle Perrett

Male workers in the hospitality sector are paid more per hour than women, research from software company Fourth has revealed.

Salaries: bartenders and waiters received ‘significant’ boost

Pub staff salaries receive 'significant' boost

By Michelle Perrett

Bartenders and waiters received a ‘significant’ boost to their salaries during the start of the new financial year in April, a new survey from recruitment company Blue Arrow has revealed.

Living wage study: Higher prices and cheaper overheads unsustainable

Institute for Public Policy Research

Living wage study: Higher prices and cheaper overheads unsustainable

By Oli Gross

The national living wage (NLW) has had a disproportionate impact on low-wage hospitality sectors and encouraged employers to offset costs by reducing overheads, according to a study from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).