National Minimum Wage Increase 2022 Updates & Mistakes to Avoid!

On the 27th of October the government released the new National Minimum Wage rates (NMW) effective from 1st April 2022. The table below shows the updated rates and more information can be found here. Age Rate from April 2021 Rate from April 2022 National Living Wage £8.91 £9.50 21-22 Year Old Rate £8.36 £9.18 18-20 […]

Kickstart Scheme vs Apprenticeships – which is best for your business?

The Kickstart Scheme was introduced in mid-2020 with the intention of creating job placements for 16-24 year olds who are deemed to be at risk of long term unemployment. The scheme funding covers 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage (NMW), at 25 hours a week for a total of 6 months (including employer on-costs). […]