April Increase in Worker Pay

 

Increase in Worker Pay

New National Minimum Wage rates and Living Wage rates will come into effect from 1 April together with a mandatory increase in both worker and agency pension contributions from 6 April.

 

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) & The National Living Wage (NLW)

The NMW and the NLW are the minimum wage per hour that a worker is entitled to receive in the UK. These rates are reviewed annually by the government and must be reflected in a worker’s hourly rate rates from 1 April.

The new rates are set out in the table below:

 

Pension

The Pension Act 2008 requires all UK employers, including Recruitment Businesses to enrol eligible workers into a pension scheme. Once enrolled those workers are entitled to receive a minimum level of pension contributions. From 6 April, these mandatory pension contributions shall increase as set out below:

Follow Up

Should you require further information regarding the contents of this article, are a client requiring positive recruitment solutions or are a worker or candidate requiring our work finding services please call us on 0115 9400 968.

 

 

Employee Appreciation Day

 

 

Employee Appreciation Day 2019 at Net Temps Limited. Creating Positive Recruitment Connections. Call us on 0115 9400 968 for all your temporary and permanent construction recruitment requirements.

 

Christmas & New Year Message

 

Net Temps would like to wish its clients, candidates and temporary workers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  Our Christmas jumper clad team look forward to continuing to provide positive recruitment solutions in 2019. In the meantime, should you be a client looking for temporary or permanent construction professionals or a candidate or temporary worker looking for a new role, don’t hesitate to contact the Net Temps’ construction specialists on 0115 9400 968.

Charity Fund Raising on Spooky Recruitment Day

 

Net Temps hosted its second annual “Spooky Recruitment Day” last week with the important goal of raising further funds for its two nominated charities – The Teen Cancer Trust and the Ilkeston Dialysis Unit. As well as staff voluntary donations for fancy dress, the day also incorporated “Best Pumpkin in Show” and a charity prize auction enabled by generous donations from local businesses.  To date, we are pleased to announce that we have raised over £1,000 for our chosen charities and we would like to thank the following local businesses for supporting our auction event:  Morrisons and Tread Mark Tyres in Colwick, Bon Appetit and Boots in Netherfield, Sauce & Brown, Lyreco, Brewhouse Kitchen, Notts County Football Club and Support Stack Limited.

We’re Face Fit Ready

 

Face fit testing is a means of assessing how well a respirator seals to a face, which is really important for health and safety reasons when carrying out work in dusty construction environments.

Our consultants received refresher training in this important service that we provide to our clients. Other services include drug and alcohol testing, asbestos awareness training and manual handling training. If you are interested in receiving further details of the comprehensive construction centric temporary and permanent recruitment service that we offer, please call our office today on 0115 9400 968.

 

We’re adding to our Teams

 

Monisha Amos joins Net Temps as a Recruitment Consultant after hearing about our welcome pack, friendly team and comprehensive induction.  Welcome to the team, Monisha !

We’re still expanding our teams due to client demand, and looking for sales focussed individuals with excellent client care skills. Visit our   Join Us  page on our website for more information.

Net Temps Warmly Welcomes New Staff Member

Lyndsey Barrow, our longest serving staff member passes the baton to Louis Antoine our newest member of staff who joins us as a resourcer racing to fill Lyndsey’s trades and labour roles.

Call Team Lyndsey & Louis @ Net Temps on 0115 9400 968 for all your construction site trades and labour.

Net Temps 20th Birthday Party

 

Incorporated in August 1998, Net Temps has been creating positive recruitment solutions for the construction and allied industries for the last 20 years. We toasted our success with an evening at the Brewhouse & Kitchen, by the River Trent with friends and family and looked forward to our coming of age celebrations next year when Net Temps is 21.

Introducing our New Permanent Recruitment Specialists

Richard Jones and Nisha Purewal

 

Nisha Purewal joins us as Pre-Cast and Aggregate Specialist concentrating upon permanent recruitment. She will supplement our Pre Cast Temporary Team. Richard Jones has been appointed to the position of Permanent Construction Specialist. Richard will focus upon permanent white collar managerial roles. Both have already hit the ground running, after being fully inducted into the Net Temps’ culture of delivering positive recruitment solutions based upon thoroughly vetting candidates and having an in-depth knowledge of our clients’ recruitment needs. These are key strategic appointments for Net Temps, allowing us to deliver a full and complete recruitment service to new and existing clients alike.

Should you require their services, Richard and Nisha can be contacted as follows

  • Richard Jones  – richard@net-temps.co.uk – mobile: 07377 414 333
  • Nisha Purewal – nisha@net-temps.co.uk  – mobile: 07535 328 249

Pre Cast 2018

The Net Temps Pre Cast Team are exhibiting today at Pre Cast 2018 at the Silverstone Circuit. Poised with cupcakes and primed to talk about all things Pre Cast, our Pre Cast Recruitment Specialists are eager to meet you. Pictured below at our stand and from left to right is Claire Carter (Worksop Branch Manager), Tracy Carlisle (CEO) and Beckie Grayson (Principal Recruitment Consultant).

Increasing Pay Rates

 

From April, pay rates will increase. This is a result of a rise in:

  • the National Living Wage;
  • The National Minimum Wage; and
  • the percentage of the employer mandatory pension contribution.

The National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the National Living Wage (NLW) is the minimum wage per hour a worker is entitled to receive in the UK. These rates are reviewed annually by the government. The increase in the NMW and NLW will apply from 1 April 2018 as follows:

 

  National Living Wage (NLW) National Minimum Wage (NMW)
Year 25 & Over 21 – 24 18 – 20 Under 18 Apprentice
2018 £7.83 £7.38 £5.90 £4.20 £3.70
2017 £7.50 £7.05 £5.60 £4.05 £3.50

 

Pension Contributions

The Pension Act 2008 requires all UK employers to enrol eligible workers into a pension scheme. Once enrolled, those workers are entitled to receive a minimum level of pension contributions. From the 6 April 2018, the mandatory percentage employer pension contribution shall increase from 1% to 2%.

The rate will remain at 2%, until 6 April 2019, when it increases to 3%.

 

If you need any further information regarding this subject, don’t hesitate to give us a call on 0115 9400 968.

 

Behind the Scenes Recruitment

It’s important for us as a team to get together and share best recruitment practice and strategy – and refuel!  Luckily, our Managing Director, Scott Bulloch is a master pancake chef. Need some of our construction recruitment expertise? Call our consultants on 0115 9400 968.

 

Three New Recruits

R to L: Fay Hodges, Emma-Leigh Forman and Brooke Williamson

 

Net Temps is pleased to announce the appointment of three members of staff as part of our commitment to expand our business and improve our client service offering. Fay has joined our Worksop office to support the branch in a resourcing role, whilst Emma-Leigh and Brooke have joined our Nottingham office as resourcer and recruitment consultant respectively. They are currently engaged in structured training specific to their new roles. Give them a welcoming hello if you see them.