Health and safety on the road

Hands up all those employers who take a fairly relaxed approach to health and safety, because they think their work place is really quite a safe place, maybe an office? Well consider this…… Image by Ian Hampton via Flickr It is estimated that one third of all road traffic accidents involve someone who is ‘at…

Minimum wage increased from 1 October 2009

New minimum wage rates will apply from 1 October 2009. These show a small increase from the 2008 rates, the increases having been proposed while the rate of inflation was considerably higher than now. The new rates and rates of increase are : Full rate (age 22 and over) – new rate £5.80 per hour; old…