Monthly Archives: May 2011

Graduate job applications hit record levels

Students have made a record number of applications for graduate jobs this year, with almost 40% applying early to beat the rush, a new report suggests. The number of graduate job applications reached an all-time high of 343,000 in 2010-11, … Continue reading

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Some questions and answers on holiday

The holiday season is in full swing so we thought it would be useful to include some general points about holidays. How much is the holiday entitlement? From April 2009, the rate increased to 5.6 weeks of paid annual leave … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage increase announced for Oct 2011

The Government has announced that the National Minimum Wage for adults 21 or over will increase on 1st October 2011 from £5.93 to £6.08 per hour. This equates to an increase of 15p (an increase of 2.5%). Vince Cable (the Business Secretary) commented that more than 890,000 of … Continue reading

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