QUEEN'S SPEECH: other main points for employers

November 2007
People Management;11/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 23, p9
The article deals with several issues of importance to employers in Great Britain. The leaving age for compulsory education or training will be raised to 18 by 2015. Employers who pay below the minimum wage will face heavy fines and be forced to provide underpaid workers with back pay. Meanwhile, carbon trading will be extended from power generators and airlines to medium-sized organisations, including supermarkets and public bodies.


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