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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

Adult minimum wage to rise by 19p per hour

The minimum wage is to increase by 3% from October, the first time in six years the rise will be higher than inflation

12 March 2014

250,000 workers to get living wage pay rise

Increases to both the UK and London living wages have been announced today

4 November 2013

Minimum wage rise takes effect

The national minimum wage increases today, but workers will lose out in real terms

1 October 2013

Minimum wage up by 12p per hour from October

The national minimum wage will increase for adults, young people and apprentices from 1 October this year

15 April 2013

'No gain' from minimum wage rises

Low-paid workers will suffer a wage cut in real terms despite an increase from today in the national minimum wage

1 October 2012

Minimum wage to rise by less than 2%

The 1.8% rise is way below the most recent RPI inflation figures which recorded a 3.9% rise in January

19 March 2012

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