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What does the introduction of a £9.00 per hour minimum wage by 2020 mean for you?

The glib answer is that if you are being paid the current minimum wage of £6.50 per hour this represents more than a 38% pay increase and that if you are under 25 it will not apply to you anyway. But this answer fails to address the impact of such an increase on employees and employers. Also it does not really address the question…

The UK employment market

There was some really interesting data produced earlier this month relating to the state of the UK employment market. Over the previous couple of months the data produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which showed an increase in the number of unemployed, and the data produced by the Recruitment and Employment Confed…

The candidate expects...

According to recent research ‘the candidate strikes back’ undertaken by the REC (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation), the number one bugbear of the modern day candidate is the lack of communication throughout the recruitment process, albeit from the recruiter or the client. The YouGov survey conducted as part of this r…