Argos tops Name & Shame List for failing to pay minimum wage
Aug18

Argos tops Name & Shame List for failing to pay minimum wage

The latest Government ‘name and shame list’ has seen 233 employers being publicly identified as failing to pay the national minimum wage. More than 13,000 of the UK’s lowest paid workers will get around £2 million in back pay as part of the government’s scheme to name employers who have failed to pay National Minimum Wage and Living Wage. As well as paying back staff the money owed, employers on the list have been fined a...

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O’Grady claims younger workers ‘get a raw deal’ as under 20’s see real term wages drop
Apr06

O’Grady claims younger workers ‘get a raw deal’ as under 20’s see real term wages drop

The national minimum wage for workers aged 16-20 is worth less in real terms than it was in 2008, TUC analysis has revealed. 16-17 year olds working a 40 hour week on the minimum wage are £300 worse off a year in real terms since 2008. 18-20 year olds are £250 worse off a year. In the same period, rates for employees over 20 have exceeded inflation, resulting in real gains in their incomes. Today the minimum wage for over 25s will...

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Debenhams tops large list of employers ‘named and shamed’ over NMW
Feb21

Debenhams tops large list of employers ‘named and shamed’ over NMW

Despite previous naming and shaming it seems that employers are still failing to pay employees in accordance with the law. The government has published the latest name and shame list of companies who have failed to pay their employees the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage. Debenhams tops the list of 360 employers by reportedly underpaying 11,858 of their employees a total of £134,894.83.  The majority of employers on this...

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Lankelly Chase signs up to Living Wage Friendly Funder Scheme
Feb07

Lankelly Chase signs up to Living Wage Friendly Funder Scheme

Lankelly Chase is leading the way by joining the Living Wage Foundation’s new scheme for charity funders. The scheme recognises funders that commit to supporting charities by funding posts at the Living Wage or above. Lankelly Chase has received recognition as a Living Wage Friendly Funder in the UK from the Living Wage Foundation, joining the likes of Comic Relief, Lloyds Bank Foundation and the Nationwide Foundation. As part of...

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