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if hes an apprentice, he'll be on the apprentice rate of £3.70 per hour.

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Dependant working 24 hrs pw - date changed to non-dep?

andyc - 15/11/2018

He's turned 18 on 10/08/18 and he's been changed to a non dep from that date.

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Dependant working 24 hrs pw - date changed to non-dep?

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How old is the QYP? Was CB still in payment or are you just treating them as a QYP?

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