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Employers must pay workers the national minimum wage. The rates, which increase on 1 April each year, are divided into the main adult rate (workers aged 21 and over), the development rate (workers aged 18-20 inclusive) and the youth rate (workers aged 16 and 17). There is also an apprentice rate.
An additional rate for workers aged 25 and over, the national living wage, was introduced in April 2016.
20 Apr 2021
Mencap and Unison have written a joint letter to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging the government to rethink...
6 Apr 2021
An annual update on the changes to employment law that are happening in April 2021 – IR35, national living wage, statutory pay rates...
19 Mar 2021
The Supreme Court has handed down its landmark judgment for two cases related to national minimum wage regulations.
17 Mar 2021
Following the Supreme Court ruling that its drivers are workers, Uber is giving its UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions.
16 Mar 2021
The Supreme Court will on Friday hand down its decision as to whether workers who ‘sleep in’ as part of their shift are entitled to the national minimum wage for the duration of their shift.
9 Mar 2021
From 1 April 2021 thousands of low paid workers will receive a pay rise of almost 9%.
5 Mar 2021
MPs want Boohoo to link its bonus scheme for senior executives to achievement of its pledges on workers’ rights.
5 Feb 2021
Furlough should not be time-limited and should remain in place as long as Covid-19 restrictions on business are needed, Labour has said.
28 Jan 2021
Business secretary says review of workers' rights has been scrapped; Matthew Taylor sounds alarm about future of labour market enforcement role.
19 Jan 2021
Issues with pay, dangerous working conditions and sexual harassment are ‘endemic’ in the cleaning sector, and organisations – especially client...
13 Jan 2021
Stephen Simpson looks at five important employment law cases that will grab the headlines in 2021, covering significant issues such...
13 Jan 2021
Supermarket chain Morrisons has promised to pay staff a minimum of £10 an hour in a new pay deal that...
13 Jan 2021
Part-time, low-paid and ethnic minority workers are among those struggling most to stay afloat during the current economic crisis, but...
6 Jan 2021
The median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings will surpass that of the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the...