Why HR should care about low pay

Brown, Duncan
January 2011
People Management;1/13/2011, p12
The author addresses the low wages received by employees in the British healthcare sector. He considers the increasing executive remuneration in the private sector. He looks at the negative impact of creating the national minimum wage. He comments on a report released by Will Hutton, titled "Fair Pay Review."


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