Papers get more staff hours than they pay for
A survey of readers of Hold the Front Page shows that most are working longer hours than those in their contracts. No surprise there: it has always been the case.
Hold the Front Page is jointly owned by the regional press giants, Northcliffe, Newsquest, Trinity Mirror and Johnston Press. Perhaps they will take notice of the results and start rewarding their journalists properly for the work they do. But don’t hold your breath.