JSA + Expenses = Below Minimum Wage?

- DWP, economics, Employment, Employment Law, Internship

Tweet JSA + Expenses = Below Minimum Wage? The governments welfare to work programme seems like a wise idea: get unemployed people back to work, by putting them in work and hence giving them the idea of doing work. After a short while, they move on to doing other better paid work. But yesterday leading […]

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Drugs and Employment

- DWP, economics, Employer, Employment, health, professionalism, recruitment, tutorial

Tweet Drugs and Employment I have wanted to publish this article for ages, but held back for a while. But its a Friday, I am under a bit of pressure, and so I thought – why not! As a recruiter in a regulated market place – HGV driving – I think we probably get at […]

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Rise in UK national minimum wage – 1st October 2008

- DWP, Employment, HMRC, Legal, Minimum Wage, regulation

Tweet From Wednesday 1st October, the UK national minimum wage increases from £5.52 to £5.73 per hour for workers aged 22 and over, £4.77 for 18-21-year-olds and £3.53 for those aged 16 and 17. As is seen by the pursuit and prosecution of high-profile employers like Loch Fyne restaurants, not only are HM Revenue and […]

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