The group tasked with advising the government on setting minimum wage levels will recommend a 3 per cent (19p) increase to £6.50 per hour, Vince Cable told MPs today.
Employment lawyer Chris Cook discusses the implications of new minimum wage fines.
Small businesses who fail to pay their staff the minimum wage will face fines of up to £20,000, the government will announce today.
Charlie Mullins backs suggestions for a 50p boost in the National Minimum Wage.
The Government today announced that it would be further clamping down on employers who fail to pay interns the National Minimum Wage.
A report from the Department of Business claims that eight out of ten customers wouldn't use businesses who flout minimum wage rules.
The UK minimum wage for adult workers will today rise by 12p, and the government plans to name and shame employers who fall foul of it.
Sony have had to dip into their pockets for around four and a half grand’s worth of lose change to make an employment claim go away. Sony were paying off not a full time employee, but an unpaid intern who had come to work for them for three months.
There are still hundreds of businesses that think they are operating in a version of Charles Dicken’s England, where they can pay their employees whatever they like.
The living wage has risen by 25p this year to £7.45 outside of London and £8.55 inside London. There's a business case for paying it, so do you” Plus: vote in our poll.
In anticipation of Living Wage Week, Jan Cavelle argues that the new benchmark might not be as good for business and employees as the government wants to make us believe.
Could this be the way to tackle Britain’s youth unemployment crisis?