Pay slip

November 2004
Cabinet Maker;11/26/2004, Issue 5416, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports that although rates in the furniture sector have fallen, pay is still higher than in other retail sectors as pointed out by a survey. In the past two years, furniture store managers have seen a 5.9 percent rise and still earn 8.9 percent more than the average for a store or department manager. Turning to geographical considerations, with the higher cost of living London stores pay the most. All categories of retail employee have received a pay rise this year. Retailers know as the National Minimum Wage continues to rise, differentials will rise, widening the problem to the whole country. INSET: Mind the gap.


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