Tag Archives: National Minimum Wage

Increase to National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

From 1st April 2018 all employers will need to comply with the new National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates. The government is committed to increasing the National Living Wage annually with plans to further increase the new wage to £9 per an hour by 2020. This rise will effectively require 6% year-on-year increases. […]

Pay the national minimum wage or risk incurring higher fines

On 22 March 2014 the government announced it will increase the national minimum wage (NMW) to £6.50 an hour in October 2014. Employers must comply with the increase or risk incurring heftier fines as part of the government’s crackdown on rogue employers that pay workers with wages below the NMW.  In the past, employers that […]