Charity staff paid 7% less per hour than wider economy, research finds

Charity workers are paid 7% less per hour than their counterparts in the wider economy, a report by Pro Bono Economics (PBE) has found.

The charity sector would have to increase pay by £1.47bn a year to close the gap with the wider economy, estimated the report, which warned that low pay threatens to weaken the sector, and shows its work is being undervalued. Click here to read more on this.