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What's next for British wages?

What's next for British wages? Copyright free image Copyright free: Via Pixabay New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
Peter Bloom looks at the future of wages in Britain.

Innovative efforts to raise wages

Innovative efforts to raise wages Creative commons image Image by uusc4all on Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
Peter Bloom investigates the innovative efforts to raise wages that are happening around the world.

The reason for low wages

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
Peter Bloom outlines the current reasons for low wages and how the issue can be addressed.

Can Britain Have a Payrise?

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Updated 18 Aug 2016
One hundred workers representing all levels of pay face each other in a studio to try and work out whether Britain can have a pay rise.

Rio 2016: Green pools, drug cheats, sexism and nationality - A short reading list

Rio 2016: Green pools, drug cheats, sexism and nationality - A short reading list Creative commons image Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasi under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Aug 2016
Why has the diving pool gone green? What does 'your team' mean in 2016? Will hosting the games make people happier? How sexist are the Olympics? A...

OpenLearn Live: 4th August 2016

OpenLearn Live: 4th August 2016 Creative commons image Kroon, Ron / Anefo; Nationaal Archief under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Aug 2016
A currency crisis creates a split in the Labour Party. Then more free learning across the day.

What is economics?

What is economics? Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Aug 2016
When you think of economics, what do you think of? The Chancellor, the economy? Well it’s about much more, covering the personal, national and...

What does Brexit mean for imports and exports?

What does Brexit mean for imports and exports? Creative commons image Danny Howard under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jul 2016
When the UK has left the European Union, it's probable international trade will require new layers of bureaucracy and increased customs activity,...