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From Thursday 1 October 2015, the adult rate of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will rise by 20 pence from £6.50 to £6.70 per hour, as recommended by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) in March 2015 this year.The government has rejected the LPC’s recommendation for the apprentice rate. The new apprenticeship rate will be set […]
RAISING THE PARTICIPATION AGE – CHOICES AFTER SCHOOL The truth about the school leaving age and what young people’s option are! The government is raising the participation age for those who have finished their GCSEs. The aim is to ensure that young people have higher levels of skills, training and qualifications to prepare them for […]