Published 27 August 2011
Minister Grant Shapps of the Department of Communities & Local Government said that more people than ever are choosing to make a boat their home and that boats with residential moorings could be an example of how unconventional housing can allow people to live in areas of the country where . . . → Read More: Government – more powers for communities to allow liveaboard boats on waterways
Following the union’s angry reaction to news of BW Directors awarding themselves bonuses inspite of negotiating a tight ‘no-rise’ pay deal with BW staff and increasing the cost of user licenses, BW’s Board seem surprised that finances were ‘better than expected’.
In a statement, British Waterways BW said its finances last year had ended £9.6m . . . → Read More: British Waterways respond to Union reaction to bonuses
Union members working at British Waterways, who received a pay award of between £100-200 pounds in 2011 instead of a pay rise, are feeling let down after receiving the news that BW directors have awarded themselves thousands of pounds in bonuses.
The British Waterways Chief Executive, Robin Evans will receive a £15,000 bonus payment, on . . . → Read More: Union Appalled By Bonus Payments To British Waterways Management