Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 22 July 2014

Wage increases fall back to 2.3%

Wage rises have fallen back to 2.3% following lower awards in leisure, retail, fast food and other private services firms, new research has shown.

The median increase across the whole economy in the quarter to October was down slightly from 2.4% in the previous month, according to Incomes Data Services.

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