Archive for April, 2016

Employees work for 6hrs instead of 8hrs for same pay

STAFF at a Dorset business are to see their working days cut from eight hours to six – with no loss of pay. Bright Horizon Cloud Accountants is emulating the example of some Swedish employers in cutting the working week. The idea has been gaining popularity in Scandinavia as a way of improving productivity and increasing staff wellbeing. The Christchurch … Continued

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Study reveals low trust in media agencies

Almost a third of advertisers rate trust levels with media agencies as low or very low in the wake of the rebate scandal that broke in the US last year. A survey from ID Comms found that 31 per cent of clients described trust between media agencies and advertisers as low or very low, while only 10 per cent rated … Continued

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Millions set for pay rise as £7.20 earnings floor comes into force

Millions of UK workers will today receive a pay rise today as the Government’s new national living wage of £7.20 comes into force. Unions welcomed the new hourly rate for adults over 25 – increasing by 50p from £6.70 – but said it was not fair that younger workers were missing out. Business groups warned that firms’ paybills would rise. … Continued

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