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National Living Wage

HR BLOG: The cost of employing people hits new high

HR BLOG: The cost of employing people hits new high

From tomorrow, April 1, the Statutory Minimum and National Living Wage rates for employing people are going to increase. The increase is across the board, affecting apprentices to workers of all ages. The rates are listed below*. Annual increases such as this play an...

HR BLOG: National Living Wage

HR BLOG: National Living Wage

SURELY, only those living with their heads in the sand don’t know about the National Living Wage! If that’s you, all the information you need is here. You’d better check it out quickly, the new rules come into force on April 1st and no, that’s not an April Fools’ Day...

HR BLOG: National Living Wage

HR BLOG: National Living Wage

IT'S 2016! We have the Rio Olympics to look forward to. It’s the Chinese Year of the Monkey and, oh, the year that the UK gets a National Living Wage of £7.20. How will small businesses in County Durham cope with this major change? We are about to see a considerable...

HR BLOG: How will you cope with the National Living Wage?

HR BLOG: How will you cope with the National Living Wage?

HIGH on the Chancellor’s agenda: to transform our high tax, high welfare and low wage economy, to a low welfare, low tax and high wage one. A critical step forward was taken in last summer’s budget speech, where intentions were outlined to make the currently optional...