Measuring Performances

We, as humans, naturally like to measure things. We compare salaries to see how well we’re doing financially. When we try to lose weight we’re constantly on the scales, making sure the numbers go down on each visit. Athletes continually record and monitor their progress hoping to see a decline in time as their training…

New Minimum Wage Announced

The government have decided that the national minimum wage is to rise by 12p an hour to £6.31 for adults and by 5p to £5.03 for 18-to-20-year-olds from October, business secretary Vince Cable revealed today. The changes come on the recommendation of the Low Pay Commission, where it was also announced that apprentices will also…

Sibbalds Grand National Sweepstake

The annual office Grand National Sweepstake took place this weekend, with 12 members of staff paying £5 to enter the competition. The rules were simple; winner takes all, with no money being paid for horses that placed.  David, Terry and Julie were all early favourites, pulling out Seabass, Colbert Station and Cappa Bleu respectively –…