Monthly Archives: September 2010

Employment rate rises!

Good news for the economy! The employment rate for those aged from 16 to 64 for the three months to July 2010 was 70.7 per cent, up 0.4 on the quarter. There has not been a larger quarterly increase in … Continue reading

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Fit notes replace sick notes

In an attempt to get people back into work quickly after illness or injury the pro forma medical note will no longer give options of fitness or unfitness for work and instead will require a statement that either the patient … Continue reading

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National Minimum Wage – Changes

From 1st October 2010, minimum wage will increase according to the following figures: Workers aged 21 and over: £5.93 per hour (currently £5.80). Workers aged 18 – 21: £4.92 per hour (currently £4.83). Workers aged 16 – 17: £3.64 per … Continue reading

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