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Changes in the National Living Wage from April 2021

Changes in the National Living Wage from April 2021

Thursday, March 25, 2021

From 1 April, those earning the National Living Wage across the UK will see an increase in their pay, in what is welcome news to the UK’s lowest-paid workers. For some lucky folks, it’s going to mean a pay increase of almost 9% — and that’s not an April Fool’s joke! According to the changes set down by the Spending Review, conducted by Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak in November 2020, the NLW is set to rise from 1 April....

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More than half of UK firms plan to recruit this spring!

More than half of UK firms plan to recruit this spring!

Monday, March 01, 2021

More than half of UK employers intend to recruit staff in the next three months, according to new research. The human resources body, the CIPD, said it was the first positive signs for employment prospects it had seen in a year. About 56% of 2,000 firms surveyed planned to hire in the first three months of 2021. The sectors with the strongest hiring intentions include healthcare, finance and insurance, education and ICT. "Our findings suggest...

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