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Archives: Jan 30, 2015
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Business needs to be strictly legal on minimum wage

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 By In Employment news

The Secretary of State has laid draft regulations on minimum wages across the UK before the UK Parliament as the National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015. In essence, the national minimum wage is the single hourly rate of £6.50 for a worker who is aged 21 years or over; £5.

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Working with the dram masters of Harris

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 By In News from the UEL network

How UEL’s network helped the emerging Isle of Harris whisky distillery make the right moves  to instil  its workplace ethics  Scotland’s newest island malt whisky distillery has given its backing to the United Employment Lawyers’ collaborative approach of working with clients. Simon Erlanger, Director of the Isle of Harris Distillers,

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Rising salary scales reflect accountants’ optimism

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 By In Inside the world of work

When considering the opportunities in the world of work, it is interesting to see Scotland's management accountants earned on average £63,579 in 2014 - more than twice the UK national average salary. These higher wage earners are qualified members of CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and they are

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