The National Minimum Wage (NMW) was introduced by the National Minimum Wage Act 1999. Each year, on 1st October, the levels are adjusted to raise the minimum wage to achieve a basic standard of living for workers.
It seems as though the country, or at least parts of it, is grinding to a halt due to the white stuff.
The bike to work scheme, introduced by the government is a tax break to encourage cycling to work.
We can’t wait for the Olympics and some team members have already signed up as voluntaries. However, the Times reports that businesses need to start planning for 2012, not only for staff absenteeism, but for potential problems in the supply chain.
From 6th April 2011 there will be changes to Employer Supported Childcare that will affect employers who operate a childcare voucher scheme and/or directly contracted childcare.