Businesses are at increased risk of landing heavy fines for unintentional National Minimum Wage (NMW) breaches, according to Grant Thornton UK.
The UK government has named and shamed companies 200 companies which have underpaid their workers, totalling £1.2 million to over 34,000 people.
According to Incomes Data Research’s (IDR) latest survey, employers have responded positively to April's minimum wage uprating and are taking action to improve employee pay.
?Supermarket Iceland has said it plans to challenge a £21 million demand from HMRC in a case that raises questions over the enforcement of minimum wage law
The Court of Appeal has ruled that carers who have to sleep at their workplace will not be paid the National Minimum Wage unless they have to work during that time