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National living wage to rise to £8.91

2nd December 2020
The government has just announced the national living wage (NLW) and national minimum wage (NMW) rates which will come into force from April 2021. What are they? The NLW will increase by 2.2% from £8.72 to £8.91 per hour. For the first time it will cover those aged 23 and 24. Here are the rates...

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Full Details

27th March 2020
The government published guidance late last night on the operation of the Job Retention Scheme. We have had many enquiries in relation to this matter and hopefully the following information will answer the majority of these queries. Recap of the Basics Employers can claim 80% of furloughed worker’s usual wage costs up to £2,500 per...

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

14th September 2015
National Minimum Wage increases this month As you will know, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum amount per hour that most workers in the UK are entitled to be paid. NMW rates increases come into effect on 1st October 2015 as follows: •    The adult rate will increase by 20 pence to £6.70...