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Director of Bright Blue, Ryan Shorthouse, said: "The Chancellor is right to enable parents with young children to transfer any of their unused Shared Parental Leave to their working grandparents, as recommended by Bright Blue last year.Grandparents increasingly need to and want to work when they are older. Grandparents in England are already more likely to be in paid work…
The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Bright Blue receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.15 - significantly higher than the national minimum wage of £6.50. The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. The Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of living using the ‘Minimum Income Standard’ for the UK.…
Thursday, 27 August 2015 06:57

The Government needs new immigration targets

In advance of the next official quarterly figures on net migration, Bright Blue urges the Government to abandon the net migration target in favour of a target on non-EU gross migration, and calls for new tough rules if the Government fails to meet its targets. Ryan Shorthouse, Director of Bright Blue, said: "The Conservative Government needs to develop a strong…
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