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UK Report on Jobs

UK Report on Jobs

UK Report on Jobs: Greater competition for candidates, and vacancy growth accelerating Key Findings Quickest competition for workers leads to record increase in starting salaries Greater competition for workers leads to record increase in starting Vacancy growth...
Why Two Rivers HR?

Why Two Rivers HR?

Two Rivers are delighted to announce the biggest change to our operations in the seven years since its inception. Having established ourselves as a trusted recruitment partner for a wide range of clients in a variety of sectors, we’ve decided to broaden our service...
National Insurance Contributions Increase

National Insurance Contributions Increase

The Government has set out that from 6 April 2022 to 5 April 2023, National Insurance contributions will increase by 1.25 percentage points.  The increase will be spent on helping the NHS, and social care in the UK, to get back to a position it was in before the...
The National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage

In his Spending Review on 25 November 2020, the Chancellor announced the National Minimum Wage rate increases for 2021. Additionally, from April 2021, the age threshold for the National Living Wage is lowered from 25 to 23. To reflect this, the 23-24 age category for...
Staff urged to claim homeworking tax relief

Staff urged to claim homeworking tax relief

HMRC is urging employed workers who have been told to work from home by their employer to claim tax relief on higher household bills they have incurred. From 6 April 2020, employers have been able to pay staff up to £6 a week tax-free to cover additional costs if they...
Furlough Extension: What is covered by the UK Government

Furlough Extension: What is covered by the UK Government

Workers across the United Kingdom will benefit from increased support with a five-month extension of the furlough scheme into Spring 2021, the Chancellor has announced. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will now run until the end of March with employees...