We’re raising £300,000 to help save Poppy’s life

We’re raising £300,000 to help save Poppy’s life Poppy Martin is 2 1/2 years old and from Whitstable. Poppy has neurofibromatosis type 1, this has caused a tumour to grow behind her left eye. Poppy was first diagnosed early July 2016 when she was just 16 months old since then she has faced 60 rounds of chemotherapy but sadly the tumour continues to grow. The tumour is inoperable in the UK. The tumour has already taken most of the sight … Read More

REC reacts to triggering of Article 50

Responding to UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s triggering of Article 50 today, Kevin Green, chief executive at the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), said: “The UK labour market has performed well since the EU referendum. Employers are continuing to create jobs and employment has reached record levels. As Brexit negotiations begin, we need the government to prioritise a deal which creates more jobs and prosperity. “Our members want the status of EU nationals working here to be confirmed as soon … Read More

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

National Minimum Wage The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour most workers are entitled to by law. The rate will depend on a worker’s age and if they are an apprentice. The National Living Wage The Government’s National Living Wage was introduced on 1 April 2016 for all working people aged 25 and over, and is currently set at £7.20 per hour. In April 2017 it will go up to £7.50. The current National Minimum Wage … Read More

Announcing the launch of our new website

We’re excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live. The updated site includes changes to navigation, with clearer menus for both mobile and desktop versions. We’ve also improved the structure of our content, so you’ll get more from a quick read, we have also added direct links to our social media sites. Take some time and have a browse and let us know what you think!