National Minimum Wage

by Aspiring Training on February 14, 2017 No comments

The National Minimum Wage is increasing again, with the new rates taking effect from 1 April 2017 instead of October.

This is the second compulsory pay rise in just over six months for some younger employees. All future increases in the national minimum wage and living wage will take effect from 1 April each year.

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National Minimum Wage

by Aspiring Training on December 17, 2015 No comments

All National Minimum Rates increased from October2015.

The main National Minimum Wage Rate, for those 21 and over, increased from £6.50 to £6.70 per hour. It is essential that employers identify when an employee has moved into a new age band to ensure they pay the full National Wage due from that point. The maximum penalty for failing to pay the right amount is now £20,000 per employee.

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