Following investigations by HMRC which concluded between 2017 and 2019, 202 employers have been named and shamed by the government for failing to pay their staff the legal minimum wage.
The statutory rates for the UK's National Living Wage, national minimum wage, maternity, paternity, adoption and sick pay have all increased this month - here's what HR needs to know.
April 2023's increase in the National Living Wage to £10.42 is a welcome boost for many workers who are at the sharp end of the cost of living crisis.
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt gave his budget announcement to parliament today (17 November), as he officially announced the UK is in the midst of a recession.
More than half (56%) of low-paid workers in the UK have had to use food banks in the last 12 months, according to research from the Living Wage Foundation.
There is a widening gap between what people are paid and what they need to earn to live comfortably, according to research from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has launched a campaign to increase the minimum wage amid accusations that the government is abandoning workers to navigate the cost of living crisis by themselves.
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