Lucy Bristow Blog

9,000 public sector employees paid more than the Prime Minister!

Posted on: September 20th, 2010

Very interesting reading in today’s Independent, revealing that more than 9,000 employees working in the public sector are paid more than the Prime Minister! An investigation by BBC1's Panorama and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism suggeste...

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Good sign for the South West economy

Posted on: September 15th, 2010

I was pleased to read today that unemployment now stands at 2.4 per cent in the South West, down 0.5 per cent on the same time last year. This is a good sign for the South West economy and hopefully shows signs of a gradual improvement in the job sce...

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Be prepared for the new Agency Workers Regulations

Posted on: September 13th, 2010

The new Agency Workers Regulations, published in January this year under the EU Agency Workers Directive (AWD), will come into force in the UK on 1st October 2011. The current draft regulations are subject to some amendments by the new coalition gove...

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