jacqui.caren at ntlworld.com
Fri Oct 5 16:00:34 BST 2007
Adrian Howard wrote:
> On 5 Oct 2007, at 14:32, Lyle - CosmicPerl.com wrote:
>> What I love about apprenticeships is that officially you do not have
>> to pay apprentices minimum wage...
> Only true if under nineteen, or over nineteen and in your first year of
> apprenticeship (and in England you have to pay a minimum of £80pw full
> time even then).
And apprencitships are a contract - if you renege you are commited to
paying the remainder of the contract even if you no longer "employ"
them. Apprentices are NOT cheap and the <min wage is offset by
the risks and the course costs etc.
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