The government’s plan to increase the National Living Wage in April is now unlikely to go ahead because British firms will struggle to meet the costs in the wake of coronavirus.
Following the latest NLW increase on 1 April, a survey of more than 500 SME workers, who are paid the NLW, were asked how their roles had changed since the statutory measure was first introduced in April 2016.
The Autumn Budget, chancellor Philip Hammond expressed, went a long way in ensuring peace of mind, with his numerous announcements including an increase in the National Minimum Wage.
With a National Living Wage increase set to take place from April, chancellor Philip Hammond confirmed during the Spring Budget 2017 that the extra amount payable per staff member will be £500.
The National Living Wage rate changed in April 2017, or was it the National Minimum Wage? There’s confusion between the two, so here’s an explanation – with the Living Wage thrown in as an extra. Prepare to be bewildered.
November has been a busy month, with the Autumn Statement proving a mixed bag for UK plc. In true SME Economic Corner fashion, we approached an executive from Barclays to gain more insight into what chancellor Philip Hammond’s promises mean for business.
The National Living Wage will increase from £7.20 to £7.50 from April next year, representing a pay rise of around £500 to a full-time worker.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has just given his first Budget address in the Autumn Statement 2016 speech, and here are the most important developments for business leaders.
From Living Wage stats to national business numbers, our October 2016 economic statistics roundup has everything in place for enterprise leaders.
We’re into the fourth quarter of the year, and the newest editions to the Real Business website is our September 2016 economic statistics feature.
The National Living Wage (NLW) has now been in place for just over three months. But welcome though the raising wage floor for over-24s may be, it constitutes a cost to employers, recent research suggested.
With the National Living Wage (NLW) still being met with reluctance, we asked eight small business leaders what they thought of the Living Wage – and why they embraced it.