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National Minimum Wage set to rise in April 2020

Wednesday 15 January 2020

The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage are set to increase on 1 April 2020. The current National Living Wage for those aged 25 and over is £8.21 and is set to increase by 51p to £8.72. Elsewhere, from 1 April 2020, the National Minimum Wage rates for other age groups are: Those aged […]

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Inspire, hire, grow: capitalising on military talent

Wednesday 15 January 2020

Business in the Community Cymru has developed a toolkit to help employers recognise the valuable skills and experiences that veterans can bring to their business and the practical steps they can take to create a more veteran-friendly working environment. Businesses can follow a straightforward process to develop a strategic, forces-friendly recruitment and retention programme. This […]

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Workplace Wellbeing

FREE workplace well-being programme

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Are you an SME in Bridgend County Borough who would like to improve the health and well-being of your employees? You may be eligible for a FREE six week workplace well-being programme. Our programme, part-funded by The European Social Fund, aims to improve workplace well-being through delivering bespoke workplace health programmes, low level physical activity […]

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Bridgend Business Against Crime

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Retail theft can have a significant impact on the performance of retailers. Bridgend town centre is taking positive steps to help retailers improve their performance through the successful work of Bridgend Business Against Crime (BBAC). The aim of BBAC is to work with key partners, such as South Wales Police and Bridgend County Borough Council, […]

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