The average earnings for employees has increased by 0.7% in the year to April, meaning the growth of workers pay has slowed 1.7% in the previous month, the Office for National Statistics have said.
This slowdown in total pay was largely accounted for by bonuses, which fell sharply in recent months as tax changes were introduced.
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