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Hutton: Private sector 'arms race' in top salaries shouldn't transfer into public sector
Hutton proposes 20:1 public sector pay limit

By Peter Wozniak Will Hutton’s interim report on fair pay has suggested a cap on the highest public sector salaries of twenty times those at the bottom end. This limit could be flexible, but only “in exceptional cases”. The interim report also called for an end to public sector organisations importing an “arms race” of… Read more »

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Julian Smith is Conservative Member of Parliament for Skipton and Ripon.
Comment: Business needs relief from the burden of regulation

The government wants small businesses to be the engines of recovery. They will need a break from the crushing burden of employment law leftover from the last government. By Julian Smith MP Before being lucky enough to be elected as the Member of Parliament for Skipton and Ripon, I was a small business owner. I… Read more »