Experts dismiss claim that pay rise over 2% will drive up inflation

Snow, Tamsin
November 2007
Nursing Standard;11/14/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p5
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The article reports on the claims of the British health departments for just a 2% affordable pay award for nurses and other National Health Service (NHS) staff in 2008-2009. In its evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body, the British government states that high pay settlement in the public sector could encourage the same in the private sector, which would lead to a higher interest rate and threaten economic growth and job prospects.


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