02.10.2008 - Construction firms unprepared for minimum wage rise
From Building.co.uk: Research shows 76% of industry firms have failed to make provision for the rise in the statutory minimum wage happening today. Construction firms are ill prepared for today's rise in the national minimum wage, according to new research. Bibby Financial Services has revealed that despite the publicity surrounding the planned increase, many construction firms have done nothing to prepare for it. The data shows that 76% of construction firm owners and managers in the UK have failed to make any provisions, with 16% waiting to think about the statutory minimum wage rise after it has happened..... Full Article: Source