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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Government Names More National Minimum Wage Offenders

Government Names More National Minimum Wage Offenders A further 70 employers who failed to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage (NMW) have been named today (24 February 2015) by Business Minister Jo Swinson, bringing the overall total named and shamed to 162.
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What should work experience look like?

Debate rages over whether government programmes offer genuine help for jobless people or if they are simply exploitativeDo the government’s work experience programmes provide much-needed experience for jobless people that will help them back into employment? Or are they merely a way for massively profitable companies to gain free labour from vulnerable individuals threatened with […]
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