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Minimum Wage to Increase

The national minimum wage in the UK will increase later this year, it has been reported. The government has announced that the changes will take effect in October, with minimum wage rising to £6.19 an hour. It will mean an increase of 1.8%. However the…

Budget 2012

Chancellor George Osbourne gave the 2012 budget speech today and announced some changes to tax rates. He announced that there would be a 50p cut to the top level of income tax. Plans were also announced to raise the personal tax allowance – workers can…

Royal Mail Pension Transfer

A recent report on the BBC website has stated that Royal Mail pension fund assets will be moved to the government shortly. Subject to EU approval they will be transferred next month, which will see a state guarantee of retirement benefits for all Royal Mail…

Pension Changes at Tesco

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced changes to its pension scheme which will affect over 170,000 staff members. The changes state that from 1 June full pension benefits won’t reach employees until two years later than it currently does – so it won’t be received until…

Industry Spotlight: Magazine Journalism

Magazine Journalism is fiercely competitive, with thousands of applicants all over the country wanting to follow in their favourite personality’s footsteps. So just how do you make your CV stand out?

Laura Hills, Deputy Editor of Who’s Jack magazine, talks to Jobulo about her career to date and mentions the importance of sending a thank you note after a job interview.

Industry Spotlight: Car Sales

In this Industry Spotlight Jobulo talk to Matt O’Toole, a Car Salesman from Hampshire, about his job and he shares some sales tips. Tell Us About Your Career Background? After I left School I did a Mechanical Apprenticeship at a Ford dealership for five years. After…

Staff Bonuses Cut at John Lewis

According to a report on the BBC website, department store chain John Lewis has cut staff bonuses for the first time in three years. The cuts are apparently due to a fall in profits. Profits for the group, that also owns Waitrose, were down by 3.8% compared…