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Labour Costs: National Minimum Wage and Proposed Enforcement Measures

On 1 October 2015, over one million workers received a pay rise with the increase in the National Minimum Wage (NMW).  The standard adult rate is now £6.70 per hour, the development rate is £5.30 per hour and the apprenticeship … Continue reading

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New Minimum Wage Rates Confirmed

The national minimum wage will increase from October 2014 as the Government has announced that they will accept the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations. From 1 October 2014 the standard adult rate will rise by 3% to £6.50 per hour (up … Continue reading

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Increase to the National Minimum Wage from 1 October 2012

On 1 October 2012, the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2012 came into force setting out the amended minimum hourly rates for four categories of worker; standard adult (aged 21 and above), development (aged 18 to 20), young workers (under … Continue reading

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Are you ready for 1 October?

The key employment law changes taking effect from 1 October 2011 are: Agency Workers Regulations 2010 The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 will come into force. Their aim is to ensure that after a 12-week qualifying period agency workers receive the … Continue reading

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