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Pondering on getting to know your work colleagues

I type with a day and half left on my short term contract in my latest job. I have been here for just over 3 months and it has moved from an initial stress level ( as you would expect for new job starting) of 9/10 to one of comfort and understanding. I have more… Continue reading Pondering on getting to know your work colleagues

The Cork Board

What’s the Minimum worth ?

The National Minimum Wage in the UK is £6.19 per hour ($9.64 / € 7.20 )if you are over 21 and is being increased by a whopping 12p in October. (12p is a fifth of a chocolate bar.) The Minimum Income Standards Project by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation “aims to define an ‘adequate’ income”. In… Continue reading What’s the Minimum worth ?