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Testing times for low-paid workers

The number of UK workers earning less than the so-called living wage has risen to 4.8 million, research from the Resolution Foundation has shown.

The figure, equivalent to 20% of employees, is up from 3.4 million in 2009, the think tank said.

BBC Breakfast's Tim Muffett has been to meet some workers struggling to make ends meet.

  • 04 Sep 2013
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