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The National Minimum Wage: rates and enforcement

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A briefing paper on National Minimum Wage rates and enforcement; part of a wider series on the National Minimum Wage.

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This briefing provides details of current and historic National Minimum Wage rates; discusses the introduction of the National Living Wage and different age-related rates; sets out the legislative mechanism for rate increases; explains the role of the Low Pay Commission; and discusses the various means of enforcing the National Minimum Wage.

The briefing is part of a series on the National Minimum Wage, including:

Commons Briefing papers SN06898

Author: Douglas Pyper

Topics: Employment, Industrial relations, Pay

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