Monthly Archives: March 2015

National Minimum Wage Set to Increase to £6.70

Advice and information on the new national minimum wage The government has announced that the national minimum wage will rise by 20p to £6.70 in October 2015. The 3% increase will be the largest real-terms rise in the national minimum wage since 2008 with over 1.4 million workers set to benefit. The hourly rate for […]

Orbital Continues to Maintain High Compliance Standards

Whilst some agencies fall behind, Orbital continues to maintain high compliance standards. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has announced that 193 recruitment agencies have been denied REC membership for failing to meet its compliance standards. Not all of those who failed are new members, in fact there were 83 agencies who were denied a […]