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Queen’s Speech reveals increases in personal tax allowance linked to minimum wage

Her Majesty The Queen made her speech to both Houses of Parliament at the State Opening of Parliament 2015 on Wednesday, in which it was revealed that the UK government intends to bring forward legislation that will ensure people working […]

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Survey emphasises gap between the UK minimum wage and higher cost of living

British mutual financial institution Nationwide Building Society revealed on Friday that it commissioned a poll, in partnership with Living Wage Foundation, which highlights the difference between


UK approves rise in National Minimum Wage to £6.50 per hour

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UK government accepts recommendations on minimum wage rises

Recommendations from the independent Low Pay Commission on this year's increases in the national minimum wage have been accepted by the UK government, it was announced today. Effective from

Minimum wage to increase for over 21's

Minimum wages set for 11p rise for workers over 21

Yesterday the government announced that minimum wages were set to increase by 11p for workers over 21. From October 1 the minimum wage will be increased to £6.19. However


Employers and interns get clarity on minimum wage

Guidance providing greater clarity for businesses who offer work experience, placements and internships was published yesterday, as announced in the Social Mobility Strategy in April. The updated guidance from

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