Minimum Wage

Did you know that workers in the UK aged 16 or over are legally entitled to a national minimum hourly wage? It does not depend on the location of their work, the size of the firm or the worker’s occupation. The minimum wage in the UK depends on the worker’s age and apprenticeship. Learn more about minimum wage in the United Kingdom


Paid Maternity Leave

For how long does a woman get paid-maternity leave in the United Kingdom? 72 weeks, reports WageIndicator. The Statutory Maternity Pay (which is 90% of your normal weekly pay for the year 2019-20) is paid for up to 39 weeks followed by a flat rate of £151.20 a week for a further 33 weeks. The remaining 13 weeks of maternity leave are unpaid. Find out more about Maternity Benefits!

Role and Pay

Have you ever wondered about the salary range of different careers in the Agricultural Industry? WageIndicator reports that in the United Kingdom, the salary of Agricultural and forestry production managers ranges from £1,724.57 to £4,388.94 per month. In comparison, the wage of Agricultural technicians ranges from £1,557.66 to £4,055.54 per month. Learn more about the Role and Pay in the United Kingdom

Economic Facts

  • The pound has lost about one-fifth of its value since the 2016 EU referendum, according to analysts at Bank of America. In June 2016, the pound was trading at just below 1.50 USD before Britain voted to leave the EU. When Boris Johnson took over as Prime Minister, its value had fallen to about 1.22 USD. However, since then the pound has held steady against the US dollar at 1.36 USD. Take a survey on cost of living in the United Kingdom
  • The National Health Services (NHS) is a public health service center in the United Kingdom. It was formed in 1948 as one of the major social reforms following the Second World War; it provides need-based healthcare as opposed to providing it based on the ability to pay. The NHS employs over 1.7 million people across the UK and, according to Forbes magazine, is the fifth largest employer in the world. Check your Salary
  • Did you know that the British monarchy contributes nearly £1.8 billion to the UK economy annually, including a £150 million contribution to trade and including £550 million in tourism? The royal residences such as Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle attract up to 2.7 million visitors a year. Check the incomes of other celebrities
  • Do you know the largest sector employer in the United Kingdom in 2020? The wholesale and retail sector employed over 5 million people in 2020. It was followed by the administrative and support service activities sector that employed around 3.1 million people. Take the Salary Check to see if you earn the right alary for your job
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