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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…

Budget targets personal services companies

The 2nd Budget announcement came with a jarring attack on contractors who run their own limited companies. Recruiters and payroll companies all knew this was the route the HMRC were going to take with the new rules making it impossible for some sectors to be directors of their own companies, and thus technically impossible to pay …