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International Workplace publishes white paper on sleep-in workers

Learning and development provider, International Workplace, has issued a new white paper on the payment terms and benefits of sleep-in workers. The white paper titled ‘Sleep-ins and the national minimum wage‘, is the second in a series of publications by ...

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Worst excuses for not paying staff minimum wage revealed

The government has published 10 of the most bizarre excuses being used by company bosses for underpaying workers the National Minimum Wage. The list has been released to coincide with its new £1.7 million awareness campaign to encourage workers to check ...

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National Minimum Wage rates set to rise for young people

As part of the government’s commitment to help working people, the Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced an increase in the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for young workers, effective from October 2016. Almost half a million young people are set to benefit ...

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New Living Wage rates announced

As of today (3 November 2014), the UK Living Wage has been set at £7.85 per hour, benefitting 35,000 low-paid workers across the country who are employed by more than 1,000 Living Wage accredited organisations. The new rate an increase of ...

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Canary Wharf Group signs up to Living Wage movement

Canary Wharf Group has become the first major UK Property and Construction company to be accredited as a London Living Wage employer, and will now ensure that everyone working for the Group, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or contractors, ...

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Labour ‘promise’ to link minimum wage to average hourly earnings

Leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband, has announced he would link statutory national minimum wage to average hourly earnings if his party wins the 2015 general election. The opposition leader’s has previously made promise to deal with the country’s ...

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