National Minimum Wage Agreed

National Minimum Wage Agreed The Low Pay Commission today welcomed the Government’s acceptance of its recommendations for the rates of the minimum wage affecting workers under 25 and apprentices to apply from 1 October 2016.
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David Cameron and Nick Clegg Announce National Minimum Wage Increase

David Cameron and Nick Clegg Announce National Minimum Wage Increase David Cameron and Nick Clegg announce largest real-terms increase in adult National Minimum Wage since 2008 and a 20% increase for apprentices.
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Government Increases National Minimum Wage

Government Increases National Minimum Wage The Low Pay Commission today welcomed the government’s acceptance of its recommendations on rates for the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for adults aged 21 and over, for young people aged 18-20 and for 16-17 year olds from October 2015.
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There’s no single, simple solution to low pay | Gavin Kelly

The minimum wage works, but is only part of the puzzle. We need to be more ambitious about wider economic reformAnother year, another drop. The odds are that the impending announcement on the new rate for the national minimum wage will see a further decline in its real value, meaning a lost decade for those on the lowest […]
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Britain stands at equality crossroads, according to landmark report

Commission on Living Standards says two options face the nation: tackle low pay and childcare costs now or allow millions to endure stagnation for generationsBritain faces a choice between a generation of stagnant living standards for millions of lower-income households, or an alternative that tackles low pay, low skills, and childcare costs, according to a […]
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Minimum wage for over-21s up to £6.19

Pay for workers aged between 18 and 20 frozen at £4.98 an hour, which TUC calls a particular blow to younger peopleThe minimum wage for UK workers aged 21 and above has risen by 11p to £6.19 an hour, but there is no change for younger employees.Those aged between 18 and 20 will continue to […]
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