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Carers Could Lose CA Over £3

October 9, 2014

A new minimum wage has come into force this month, with the hourly rate going from £6.31 to £6.50.

It might sound like good news, but the reality is more complicated.

If you care for a friend or relative and also work part-time, the increase could cost you more than £60 per week.

Moneybox presenter Paul Lewis explained the catch to BBC Breakfast presenters Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt.

6 Comments leave one →
  1. October 9, 2014 2:17 pm

    Reblogged this on sdbast.

  2. October 9, 2014 4:46 pm

    But why is careers allowance so low when they do so much and save the government so much

  3. October 9, 2014 9:46 pm

    what was the explanation then?what is the catch???… on the one hand you say its more complicated then give us a very easy to understand sentence… then say Paul Lewis explains the CATCH????? to these 2 BBC Breakfast presenters Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt….maybe I’m tired but i simply don’t understand. its as if there’s been something cut off the end of your statement.

    • October 12, 2014 12:51 am

      There is a link embedded on the page to the BBC News story that Same Difference are sharing here. I think it’s actually a video clip on the BBC News Business section.

  4. October 10, 2014 12:22 am

    Reblogged this on Britain Isn't Eating.

  5. October 12, 2014 12:44 pm

    thank you cherade9 … the video wasn’t very obvious to me.found it now.must have been tired or something when i looked before.

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