Tag Archives: fines

Changes to EU Speeding Fines

If you have ever been caught speeding whilst on holiday abroad you’ll know how it usually goes; the police pull you over, you get a ticket on the spot and you are expected to pay it there and then. If you don’t have the cash the police will take you to the nearest cash machine […]

Pay the national minimum wage or risk incurring higher fines

On 22 March 2014 the government announced it will increase the national minimum wage (NMW) to £6.50 an hour in October 2014. Employers must comply with the increase or risk incurring heftier fines as part of the government’s crackdown on rogue employers that pay workers with wages below the NMW.  In the past, employers that […]

True or False? Environmental issues

  The environment is a hot topic with companies recognising that consumers want to deal with ‘Green Companies.’ Interest like this gives rise to stories, facts and figures being quoted, some of which are misleading. So let’s have a look at one or two that are doing the rounds. Pollution cases are very rare False […]