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'Self employment' and piece rate exploitation

If you’re self employed, you’re not entitled to either the National Minimum Wage or the National Living Wage – https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage/who-gets-the-minimum-wage There’s a well documented, steady ongoing rise in self employment – … 555 more words


HMRC Agricultural Compliance Checks

In the rural sector, employers are being urged to check that they are paying the correct minimum wages rates where both the Agricultural Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage apply.  202 more words


Diary of an Incompetent Worker

So, today I will be mostly ranting about my failures as a human, residing in the North East of England, and my struggles to find suitable work.  1,089 more words

National Minimum Wage

National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage

As announced by the Chancellor in the Autumn Statement, the rate of the National Living Wage is set to increase to £7.50 per hour from April 2017. 166 more words

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Fair is fair: we want equal pay for Scotland's youngest workers

Receiving a fair wage for the work you do should be a given in a modern society, regardless of your gender, background or age. That principle of equality is what powers YouthLink Scotland and the youth work sector we represent, so becoming an Accredited Living Wage Employer did not require any debate. 477 more words

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Changes in pay per hour

National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour most workers are entitled to by law. The rate will depend on a worker’s age and if they are an apprentice. 268 more words


Licensing and Regulation: A Personal Perspective

I’m Peter Webster, chief executive of Corps Security, and this is where I examine the issues affecting the security industry. My thoughts and opinions are intended to generate debate, and whether you agree or disagree with them, you’re welcome to post your comments below. 1,514 more words

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