National Minimum Wage increasing from April 2017

By law, employers are obliged to pay employees a National Minimum Wage, which is the minimum hourly rate a UK worker is entitled to, depending on your age and whether you are an apprentice. These figures adjust every year based on other economic changes. National Minimum Wage will increase on 1st April 2017, moving further … More National Minimum Wage increasing from April 2017

Employment law: Know your rights (Part 2)

Following on from our recent blog Employment law: Know your rights (Part 1), QTemps Recruitment Manager Rachael takes us through some more employment law issues you may encounter when applying for a new role. True or False … ? It’s illegal to make me work on a Bank Holiday FALSE – Although it’s common practice for employers … More Employment law: Know your rights (Part 2)

Are you being paid enough? National Minimum Wage increase today

When you start working, it is important for you to know what rate of pay you are entitled to. By law, employers are obliged to pay employees a National Minimum Wage, which adjusts every year match other economic changes. As it stands, the National Minimum Wage for those aged 18-20 is £5.30, and for those aged … More Are you being paid enough? National Minimum Wage increase today