Britain's Hardest Workers: Inside the Low Wage Economy

August 2016
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August 26, 2016

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In the final two days of the experiment, the five remaining workers take on the highest paid employment of the low-wage sector, but it is also the most physically and mentally demanding - night work. As the workers do an all-night shift at a warehouse, Anita Rani is finding out if there is a price to pay for earning these premium rates. For their final task, the workers are doing a shift for a busy pizza take-away outlet. It is the most challenging job they have faced so far and the winner will...
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August 25, 2016

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It is over half way through the experiment and now just six workers remain. This time, they are working in manufacturing - a sector that has been in decline in the UK but is showing signs of a revival. What does it take to make the grade working in a car parts company and who will cut it in the textile industry?
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August 24, 2016

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As the experiment into Britain's low-paid jobs continues, the nine remaining workers are being put to the test in one of Britain's newest and fastest growing sectors, e-commerce. They are preparing orders in a warehouse and then quality controlling tents for sale online.
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August 23, 2016

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16 workers remain in the experiment as the investigation into Britain's low-wage economy continues. This time, they are working in food and farming - picking broccoli and making ready meals for our tables.
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August 22, 2016

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20 volunteers take part in an experiment to test their skills against some of the fastest growing jobs in Britain's low-wage sector.
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