ACS Welcomes CMA Plans to End Automatic Rollover Contracts

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has responded to the Competition and Market Authority’s consultation on their energy market investigation, welcoming proposals to end rollover contracts and ensure that small businesses are provided with competitive quotes for their gas and electricity.

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National Living Wage Comes into Force Today

The National Living Wage will come into force today (1st April) for all employees aged 25 and over. The new rate of pay for these workers will be £7.20 per hour.

The Chancellor announced the National Living Wage as part of his 2015 Budget without consultation with the Low Pay Commission, and has signalled his intention for the rate to reach at least £9 per hour by 2020.

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