Alastair Hatchett | 13 Oct 2020

Modest upturn in earnings growth in August 2020

Annual growth in average earnings rose modestly in August 2020 as employees returned to work from furlough. This followed significant falls in the months since April when earnings were affected by lower pay for furloughed workers and by lower bonuses. Lower bonuses across most industries have led the ONS to focus more on the regular pay series, which excludes the effect of bonuses.

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