Archive for March 31st, 2016

Requirements for travelling to Cuba

Requirements for travelling to Cuba

| 31/03/2016 | 6 Comments

Do you need a visa to go to Cuba? Are there any other travel requirements? Auntie’s answer: Too bad we didn’t get this question before the Rolling Stones played in Havana; I could have weaved my answer around attending that historic concert. The short answer is that you do need to get a visa to […]

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How does the minimum wage affect a flat salary?

How does the minimum wage affect a flat salary?

| 31/03/2016 | 2 Comments

Does the minimum wage take precedence over a flat wage/salary? Auntie’s answer: Yes, it does. The salary has to equate to the mandated minimum wage when calculated on an hourly rate. As explained by an officer at the Department of Labour and Pensions, “The fixed salary has to be no less than the minimum wage […]

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