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January 26, 2014 by Adam Smith
Can you remember your first payslip? I remember picking up mine from the windowless accounts office in the Grimsby branch of WHSmith, where I was working as a temp on the six Saturdays before Christmas. I was 16 years old, and it felt super to earn £3.50 an hour putting books and newspapers through the till over a six-hour shift. Just a couple of years earlier, my elder sister had earnt £2.50 an hour for nine hours every Sunday for staffing a local newsagent without a proper break.Advertisements
January 19, 2014 by Adam Smith
British voters may not have decided to give a single political party a majority share of the seats in parliament in 2010, but the Rational Parliament’s next debate topic has at least been chosen by a majority.
With 52 % of the vote, by far the most popular topic for our next debate is the living wage and basic income guarantee (see full results below).
January 12, 2014 by Adam Smith
**Update: voting now closed – results here!** The BBC’s Nick Robinson smirked his way through a documentary last week, claiming …