Monthly Archives: August 2013

Employers Who Fail to Pay Minimum Wage to be Named

Employers who fail to pay the national minimum wage will be named and shamed under plans announced by the Government. It hopes the new rules, which come into effect in October, will embarrass firms into paying up.  To be named … Continue reading

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Labour’s Hypocrisy Over Academies

The hypocrisy of the Labour Party shows no bounds, back in January 2009 when they controlled both Government and Staffordshire County Council Labour Party councillors voted in favour of both Queen Elizabeth Mercian school and Woodhouse High school becoming academies. … Continue reading

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Staffordshire’s JSA Claimants Figures Fall for Fourth Consecutive Month

Staffordshire has seen a fourth consecutive monthly decrease in the number of people claiming job seekers’ allowance with more opportunities being created for people living in the county. There has been a 1.4% decrease over the last month in the … Continue reading

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UK Manufacturing Sector Surges in June

Manufacturing output surged in June at the strongest pace since the end of 2010, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Manufacturing output rose 1.9% month-on-month in June, following declines in both May and April.  This growth … Continue reading

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