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22,000+ owed millions of pounds after being underpaid

More than 22,000 workers were illegally paid less than the National Living or Minimum Wage

6 July 2018

Autumn Budget 2017: National living wage to rise next April

The national living wage is to rise by 4.4% in April 2018, from £7.50/hour to £7.83/hour

22 November 2017

Firms boost voluntary living wage for 150,000 workers

Some 150,000 workers paid the voluntary living wage are set to see their pay increase by 30p an hour, or 45p in London

6 November 2017

Hundreds of firms fail to pay minimum wage – know your rights

Debenhams has been named as one of 350 employers who failed to pay workers the national minimum or living wage

16 February 2017

Voluntary living wage set to rise next year

Workers receiving the living wage will see an increase in pay when the UK rate rises by 40p/hour to £8.25/hour

2 November 2015

Minimum wage to rise 3%

The national minimum wage for adults increases by 20p an hour from today

1 October 2015

Summer Budget 2015: New national living wage to be introduced (but it's less than the current living wage)

A new national living wage will be introduced from April 2016 but it's not all it's cracked up to be

8 July 2015

Minimum wage to rise 3%

The national minimum wage for adults is to increase by 3% – 20p an hour – from 1 October, the Government has announced

17 March 2015

Overtime should count towards holiday pay, rules tribunal

Overtime worked should be taken into account when holiday pay is calculated, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled

4 November 2014

Living Wage set to rise next year

The estimated 35,000 workers receiving the Living Wage will get a boost next year when it increases by 20p/hour to £7.85

3 November 2014

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