Workers in Scotland typically receive £11.92 per hour, compared with £11.84 in England, according to the Resolution Foundation.Read the full story ›
Shareholders could be banned from taking payouts from companies that don't pay staff the 'living wage' rate, Corbyn says.Read the full story ›
The head of HMRC, who faced criticism for her handling of tax-dodgers, is quitting her post, the Government has announced.
Lin Homer will stand down as HM Revenue and Customs chief executive after four years in the role.
Ms Homer, who was made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list, came under fire from MPs last year for her handling of tax-dodgers.
She said it had been a "privilege" to work for HMRC.
Chancellor George Osborne said Ms Homer "made a real contribution to public service modernisation and transformation".
John Lewis has reported a rise in Christmas trading figures due to high online sales.Read the full story ›
#FatCatTuesday trends on Twitter on the day campaigners say FTSE 100 chief execs will pass the average UK earnings for the whole of 2016.Read the full story ›
Trading in China's leading share index has been suspended early after a dramatic 7% fall on the first trading day of 2016.
An initial 5% fall on the Shanghai Composite Index - the benchmark for Chinese markets - led to a 15-minute break in trading but the resumption saw a further slump.
The day's trading was ended 90 minutes early after the stock market fell 7%, triggering a new "circuit breaker" suspension mechanism, which was introduced to ward against volatility in the market.
People who travel to work by train spend up to six times as much of their salaries on fares as European passengers, a study has revealed.Read the full story ›
An estimated 2.7m parents across England are cutting back on heating or clothes to meet housing costs according to research from Shelter.Read the full story ›
Some shoppers queued from as early as 2am this morning to snap up a bargain despite many retailers launching online sales on Christmas Eve.Read the full story ›
One in three also get a helping hand from grandparents to top up these funds, the study has found.Read the full story ›