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One in five 'expecting 2% pay rise'

Workers on average expect to see earnings rise by just 1.1%, a survey found

Only one in five employees expects their pay to rise by 2% or more this year, dampening hopes that wage increases will spur further economic growth, according to new figures.

Average advertised salary up by 8%

The average advertised salary has risen 8% in the last year to more than £34,500, according to jobs site Adzuna

Advertised salaries have jumped by 8% in the past year to an average of more than £34,500, driven by big rises for teachers and healthcare workers including nurses, according to a new report.