If you can’t afford to pay staff, don’t employ them

Nigel Coates should come down from his no doubt well-heeled academic world and understand the law of the land in relation to employment (“Anger as Coates offers unpaid work at practice” News April 21, 2011). It is illegal to employ someone at less than the national minimum wage. The semantic ...

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