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UCL GBSH Media Feature: Strikes over pay make for bleak midwinter in UK

5 January 2023

Director of the UCL Global Business School for Health Professor Nora Colton is featured in China Daily discussing the high number of workers striking across different industries in the UK this winter.

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"Given the inflation levels in the UK and concerns about a looming recession, public sector employees who are worried about their future and their ability to keep up with the uncertain economic outlook are striking for more pay." - Professor Nora Colton, Director of the UCL Global Business School for Health.

In this recent article for China Daily, Professor Nora Colton comments on the impact of the cost of living crisis in the UK on public sector wages, and how this has caused a mass wave of strikes across the UK, affecting the lives of millions of people. Nora explains "this situation means that the real wages of employees in the UK are not keeping pace with the costs."

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