Tag: UK

Chart of the Week

Wayne Rooney decried that ‘[If] Manchester United or Man City need 30 per cent of their players’ wages to survive… then football is in a far worse position than any of us imagined.’.

/ July 23, 2020
On the state of UK Business Closures

On the state of UK Business Closures

13.5% of all UK businesses have temporarily closed or paused trading, during the lockdown, with 86.4% of workers in these businesses on furlough.

/ July 16, 2020
Covid 19, alcohol Use and Mental Health

Covid 19, Alcohol Use and Mental Health

Pre-pandemic research found heightened risk from working under certain conditions such as in isolation away from friends and family; extended or shift-pattern working hours, in dangerous environments, under inadequate supervision or at risk from organisational change (restructure/redundancy)- a list that...

/ June 4, 2020

COVID 19: Jobs vs Exposure

Looking at pay, over a third of the highest-risk jobs have a below median hourly pay rate (currently £13.21 in the UK). Care escorts, dental nurses, and nursing auxiliaries and assistants are among the lowest paid and all range between...

/ May 19, 2020