Minimum wage naming and shaming to continue

17 February 2020

Businesses that fail to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or National Living Wage (NLW) will continue to be publicly named by the Government, following a review of the scheme.

Minimum wage non-compliance on the rise

9 January 2020

After falling consistently between 1999 and 2015, failure to pay the minimum wage is increasing, and fines for those underpaying are too low, according to new research by an independent think tank, the Resolution Foundation.

NLW will rise to £8.72 in April 2020

2 January 2020

The Government has, in its response to the Low Pay Commission’s Autumn 2019 recommendations, confirmed the new increased rates of National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW). These new rates will be effective from 1 April 2020.

Minimum wage is working for the workers

28 November 2019

Both main parties are right to propose plans for an even higher wage floor, independent think tank the Resolution Foundation said, as it released analysis showing that minimum wage increases since 2015 delivered a £3 billion pay boost to low-paid workers last year.

London workers hit by patchy and expensive childcare

20 June 2019

The annual cost of school age childcare is £3250 a year in London — an increase of a third in the last decade — and a full week of term-time childcare now costs more than a fifth of earnings from a full-time week of work at the National Minimum Wage.