Think tank says annual cost of raising public sector pay in line with consumer price inflation would be £3.3bn by 2019/20.
Concerns labour market might be cooling down after number of people in work records biggest drop since June 2015.
Central Arbitration Committee rules Deliveroo riders are self-employed contractors, who can't be given workers' rights.
Old £10 paper banknote featuring Charles Darwin will be officially withdrawn from circulation on 1 March next year.
Inflation holds steady at a five-year high of 3% in October, but food prices grow a fastest pace since 2014.
The average British worker is in line to receive a 0.2% real salary increase next year, equating to a pay rise of around £4.40 per month before tax.
New survey finds hordes of workers looking for new jobs as Christmas approaches.
Some 37% of properties on the Rightmove website had reduced prices compared to when they were first listed.
Data published from the BRC shows footfall declined 2% year-on-year in October, the biggest drop since June 2016.
Business group says firms could add over £100bn to the UK economy if they adopted readily available technology.
However, overall interest rate rises will have limited effect on UK mortgage borrowers, research suggests.
Despite living in the jungles of the eastern Indian state, the women are changing their lives for the better by handmaking and selling craft items.
The price of oil has risen quickly over the last week or so. However, substantial evidence indicating fundamentals have changed to justify such a speedy increase is yet to emerge.
Some 6,300 new financial services roles were available in October, the lowest recorded since December last year.
Spike driven by dip in restructuring and legal costs but operating leverage remains an issue.