Monthly Archives: October 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 […]

Recent REC JobsOutlook Survey Reports Projected Increase in a Reliance on Agency Workers

The recent JobsOutlook report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has reported encouraging statistics for the UK’s temporary recruitment industry. Three in four (74%) employers believing that confidence in the economic climate is improving, and that businesses are changing their hiring strategy to make the most of available opportunities. With 94% of businesses reporting to have […]