Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 

FeaturedNews

Minimum Wage Increase.

1 Mins read

The Chancellor of The Exchequer, The Rt Hon George Osbourne MP has announced a rise in the National Minimum Wage in the budget today.

The government has accepted the recommendations from the Low Pay Commission to increase the minimum wage to £6.70 per hour, as well as this, they have increased the hourly rate for apprentices to £3.30 per hour, 7p more than was suggested by the commission.

This 3% increase is the biggest real-term rise in seven years.

Related posts
News

Bid for Belfast to host Armed Forces Day 2022 slammed by Sinn Fein

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA bid to bring Armed Forces Day to Belfast has been condemned by Sinn Fein. The last Armed Forces Day in Northern…
Featured

Executive statement on Coronavirus Health Regulations

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppThe Executive has today agreed changes to the Coronavirus Health Regulations to reduce the numbers who can gather indoors and outdoors, including…
News

Murphy allocates funds for health, childcare and free school meals

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppFinance Minister Conor Murphy today allocated over £250 million as part of the 2020-21 June monitoring round process. Announcing the funding, Minister…