Another study published today says that almost 8 out of 10 British employers would be unaffected by a minimum wage set at pounds 3.25 an hour, the level at which a Labour government might set the rate. Reed Personnel Services found 15 per cent of employers reported such a statutory minimum would have an impact on their business.Reuse content
More than half the UK's leading employers want a Labour government, according to a survey published today.Of almost 248 business leaders, 44 per cent said they believed a majority Tory government would be best for their business, with 39 per cent for Labour. But on a personal basis, 44 per cent said they wanted the Tories to win and 41 per cent backed Labour. Another 11 per cent believed a Labour government dependent on Liberal Democrat support would be best for their business, and 10 per cent personally wanted that outcome, according to management consultancy Vista Communications.