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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Over 700,000 care workers set to benefit from new ‘National Living Wage’ – but extra funding essential or services will suffer

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The new National Living Wage (NLW) will deliver a welcome pay rise to between 700,000 and one million frontline care workers by 2020, according to new analysis published today (Sunday) by the independent think-tank the Resolution Foundation. The Foundation – which earlier this year called for and costed a plan to make social care a … Continued

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