Posts Tagged ‘minimum wage’

Minimum wage is leaving younger workers behind, warns TUC

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The TUC is warning that the national minimum wage (NMW) risks leaving younger workers behind, as it gives evidence to the Low Pay Commission (LPC) today (Thursday 14th September 2014). (more…)

IPSE responds to Resolution Foundation call for self-employed minimum wage

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) has responded to a new report published by the Resolution Foundation which calls for a minimum wage for self-employed people (more…)

UNISON report exposes truth behind the Chancellor’s pay con trick

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Thousands of low-income households will be worse off next April when the increase in the minimum wage is more than wiped out by changes to tax credits, according to a new report from UNISON published today (more…)

Raising the minimum wage to the Living Wage would benefit staff and businesses

Monday, July 6th, 2015

KPMG analysis shows that Raising the UK minimum wage to the Living Wage would benefit both staff and businesses (more…)

Britain’s top director earned a year’s worth of the living wage in less than an hour

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Forty nine minutes after returning to work after the 2013 New Year break Britain’s highest paid director, Simon Peckham, Chief Executive of engineering company Melrose, earned as much as a worker on the living wage earns in a year (more…)

No Delay – Minimum Wage Increase Now to Create Jobs and Boost the Economy

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

A major new independent report submitted to the Low Pay Commission has shown that a national increase of £1.50 per hour in the national minimum wage in 2015 would benefit 4.6 million workers by an average of £1,400 per year (more…)

The Green Party calls for a £10 minimum wage for all

Friday, September 5th, 2014

• Minimum wage should be raised to Living Wage levels immediately

• Urgent action is needed to address persistent inequality and poverty

The Green Party has called for the statutory minimum wage to be immediately lifted to Living Wage levels and for a £10 per hour minimum wage for all by 2020. (more…)

Government Reveals New Support To Protect Interns' Right To Fair Pay

Monday, November 11th, 2013

– New guidance will provide further support to interns uncertain about their pay rights.

– HMRC targets 200 employers advertising intern opportunities.

– Results of London Fashion Week enforcement activity revealed. (more…)

TUC on the Living Wage and the Minimum Wage

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

The TUC has commented today on both the Living Wage and the Minimum Wage.

On the Living Wage it says that Almost A Quarter Of Regional Workers Paid Less Than A Living Wage (more…)

Caroline Lucas: Miliband should go further on energy bills and living wage

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Commenting on Ed Miliband’s speech at Battersea Power Station today, and ahead of tomorrow’s Opposition Day Debate on a fuel price freeze, the Green Party MP Caroline Lucas said Labour’s proposals did not go far enough. (more…)

Labour's Living Wage proposals “a drop in the ocean” says Green Party

Monday, November 4th, 2013

The Green Party has put pressure on Labour to go further and lift 5.2 million out of in-work poverty by pledging to introduce a mandatory Living Wage. (more…)

National Minimum Wage Rogues To Be Publicly Named And Shamed

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Employers who fail to pay the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will be publicly named and shamed under revamped plans to make it easier to clamp down on rogue businesses, Employment Relations Minister Jo Swinson announced today. (more…)

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