Pay of National Living Wage workers set to grow nearly 4 times faster than typical earners this parliament

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Pay for workers on the National Living Wage (NLW) will rise nearly four times faster than for a typical worker over this parliament, according to new Resolution Foundation analysis marking the latest increase of the NLW to £7.50 an hour today (Saturday). Today’s 30p increase means pay for NLW earners is estimated to be 1.5 … Continued

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Government right to step up naming and shaming of minimum wage dodgers

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  Further enforcement resources will be needed as number of workers on wage floor is set to treble Commenting on the government’s publication today (Thursday) of 200 employers who have been fined for not paying the National Minimum Wage, Conor D’Arcy, Policy Analyst at the Resolution Foundation, said: “There is no excuse for any employer … Continued

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Step up in HMRC enforcement needed to stop employers dodging the National Living Wage

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  Welcoming the National Audit Office (NAO) report published today (Wednesday) into non-compliance with the National Minimum Wage, Laura Gardiner Senior Policy Analyst at the Resolution Foundation said: “Two million people now earn the legal minimum following the introduction of the National Living Wage. It’s hugely concerning that we don’t know how many people are … Continued

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Half of all employers expect to be affected by the new National Living Wage

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  Employers most likely to say they’ll manage higher costs by improving productivity Over half of all employers (54%) say the new National Living Wage (NLW) will have an effect on their wage bill, with three in ten of those organisations that will be affected by the new higher wage floor planning to raise productivity … Continued

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Proportion of low paid workers set to fall to lowest level since the mid-80s

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‘Low pay’ gap will almost halve over the parliament The proportion of low paid employees across Britain is set to fall to its lowest level since 1985, according to a forthcoming report from the Resolution Foundation. Low Pay Britain 2015 will show that the lifting of the legal wage floor associated with the new ‘National … Continued

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