Are you planning for the minimum wage?

Stevens, John
December 1997
People Management;12/18/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 25, p49
Discusses issues pertaining to the minimum wage for business enterprises in Great Britain. Concern on the response of employers to legislation implementing the minimum wage; Training implications; Sector likely to be affected; Establishment of a new competitiveness task force by the British government; Minimum wage's impact on skills and training.


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