Resolution talks at Bank of England begin amid pay strike threat

Resolution talks at Bank of England begin amid pay strike threat

Resolution talks at Bank of England begin amid pay strike threat

Here's all you need to know about the bitter pay dispute which has come to a head after talks broke down.

Staff at the Bank of England began their first strike in more than 50 years on Tuesday in a push for higher pay, highlighting growing pressure to end tight controls on public-sector wages in Britain. If the bank fails to resolve the pay dispute the union will be consulting its members across other departments of the bank as part of the escalation plan.

Unite union members working in the maintenance, parlours and security departments will be taking strike action until Thursday.

'The result of the Bank's failure to negotiate with staff is that the Bank of England now faces its first strike action in over 50 years.

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It follows a vote by Unite members with 95 per cent vote in favour of industrial action.

A protest will be held outside the Bank's headquarters in the City of London.

Why are workers walking out and what is the pay dispute?

In real terms it means a pay cut while the cost of living, especially in London, has been rising.

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Bank staff will be wearing masks of Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England and holding placards and flags reading - "Bank of England staff want fair pay".

Unite has said many of those balloted are paid less than £20,000. Staff are angry that they have been given a below inflation pay offer for the second year running.

In addition, staff in the Bank of England "parlours" which are meeting rooms on the ground floor of the Bank's building in Threadneedle Street will walk out.

However, the bank made no immediate comment on the planned strike.

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"In a gesture of goodwill by the union the start of the strike has been postponed for one day in order to allow for last minute talks to take place at Acas", the Union said.

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