Tag: minimum wage

Sajid Javid
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Both Tories and Labour pledge wage rises for low-paid workers

The Government has revealed it plans to raise the living wage, which currently sits at £8.21 per hour,...

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New minimum wage rates start soon

New National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates come into effect from 1 April 2019....

Paddy Lillis
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Usdaw seeks minimum wage rise

Shopworkers union Usdaw has called for a £10 per hour minimum wage for all workers over 18. The...

Woodlands Local promotional aisle
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Sunshine brings smiles and sales

Unseasonably warm weather over the last few weeks has done no harm at Woodlands Local as we gear...

Calculator
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Coping with the rising cost of doing business

With a perfect storm of constantly rising costs and constantly falling margins, more and more retailers are finding...

money
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Minimum wage increase looms

This Saturday (1st October) sees an increase to the National Minimum Wage for certain age bands. The new...

money
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Minimum wage rises 20p

New national minimum wage (NMW) rates take effect from today (1st October), with adults over the age of...

Newsagents' magazine display
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Independent retailers warn of pressures of the national living wage

Almost one in eight newsagents will close due to the national living wage, according to an NFRN survey....

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Up to 80,000 jobs at risk from national living wage

The Association of Convenience Stores has claimed that over 24,000 local stores and 80,000 jobs could be put...

George Osborne
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National Living Wage will be “devastating” for retailers

A new National Living Wage and a boost to SME investment were the stand out measures for local...