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Nation Living Wage and National Minimum Wage

As you may be aware it was announced in the recent budget that the National Living Wage was to be increased to £9.00 per hour by 2020 and was to replace the current national minimum wage. 90 more words

Budget announcements

George Osborne delivered his second budget of the year on 8 July 2015. Following the general election in May this was the first full Conservative budget since 1996.   900 more words

Business News

For £49million your average 20-year-old can buy...

Today, Man City and Liverpool agreed on a £49million transfer deal for 20-year-old Raheem Sterling, making him the most expensive English player ever.
Now, I know that this isn’t exactly his wage – and I don’t pretend to know anything about football – but I thought I’d give you the break down on what £49million could mean for your average 20-year-old, focusing on the key things a 20-year-old cares about of course. 408 more words


Zeroing in on zero hours contracts

“Please don’t write about this on your blog mum”, my son had begged me.

So to protect him and the company he slaves   works for, both will remain nameless. 745 more words

National Minimum Wage

Sunday, 12th July 2015

The verdict on Osborne’s ‘one-nation budget’ as regards inequality appears to be that it will perpetuate the forty-year trend in the wrong direction. That is, on the average householder’s ledger, the amount credited by an increased minimum wage will be less than that debited by decreased tax credits. 183 more words