Posts Tagged ‘national 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…)

SME Reaction: The Conservative Party Conference 2015

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

What will be the impact on SMEs of policies coming out of the Conservative Conference


“National Living Wage” not currently a real living wage

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Professor Jane Wills, who has been researching the living wage for nearly 15 years, says that while the Chancellor’s Budget announcement of a higher national minimum wage is an important step in the right direction towards a living wage it is not yet right to call it one. (more…)

In parts of Britain half of jobs pay less than the living wage

Friday, February 27th, 2015

In some parts of Britain half the jobs are paying less than the living wage, the TUC revealed this week at the start of the second week of the TUC’s Fair Pay Fortnight. (more…)

Further substantial increases needed to national minimum wage says TUC

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

New rates for the UK national minimum wage (NMW) come into force today (1st October 2014). From now those over 21 must receive a minimum of £6.50 an hour, a three percent rise over the previous £6.31. (more…)

We would raise the national minimum wage to £8 an hour says Labour

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Ed Miliband yesterday announced Labour’s plan to raise the National Minimum Wage to £8 an hour by the end of the next Parliament. (more…)

Employers Underpaying Workers Risk Losing 80% Of Their Business

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Employers must pay their workers correctly or risk serious damage to their reputation and staff productivity, research today (1 November 2013) reveals. (more…)

Caroline Lucas criticises government departments for not paying living wage

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Caroline Lucas, the MP for Brighton Pavilion, criticises government departments today for not paying the Living Wage to some agency staff.

The living wage, set at £8.55 an hour in London and £7.45 an hour in the rest of the UK, has widespread political support. (more…)

National Minimum Wage Rises

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

From today (Tuesday 1 October 2013) the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will rise in accordance with the recommendations set out by the independent Low Pay Commission (LPC) in April this year. (more…)

How Does The Minimum Wage Impact You

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

The Low Pay Commission (LPC), a statutory body whose role is to advise the Government on matters relating to the National Minimum Wage, apprentice and youth rates, is visiting Gloucester and Newport on 3rd and 4th October. (more…)

Low Pay Commission says unpaid internship is an area of concern

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

The 2013 Low Pay Commission report says that the research it commissioned indicates that about 6% of the bottom decile of adult workers are not receiving their entitlement of the National Minimum Wage (NMW). (more…)

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