24 Nov 2016

Autumn statement: will it make any difference to the Jams?


The IFS is predicting that workers will earn less in “real wages” in 2021 than they did in 2008. Just a day after a budget that was supposed to help families who are “just about managing” or Jams, the IFS analysis has cast new doubt on whether it will really make any difference.

Cathy Newman has been to Wolverhampton to meet people running their own businesses, but who are desperately trying to make ends meet.