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18th May 2022 06:49U.K., Daily Monitor

  • Average wages in Q1 were boosted by bonuses; ex-bonus growth has merely matched the MPC’s forecast. 
  • The sharp rise in average hours has boosted weekly wages too; underlying pay pressures are manageable.
  • We expect the labour market to stop tightening soon, as both the participation rate and immigration rise.

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