Tags: Department of Innovation and Skills

Measures to ensure people receive fair pay announced

A package of measures has been announced by the government today to ensure ‘hardworking people’ receive the pay they are entitled to. These measures include: doubling the penalties for non-payment of the National Minimum Wage and the new National Living Wage increasing the enforcement budget setting up a new team in HMRC to take forward criminal…

Young people not in education, employment or training falls to record low, says Government

The number of 16- to 18-year-olds not in education, employment or training (NEET) in England between April and June is at its lowest since records began in 2000, according to official figures reveal today. The Government are asserting that the quarterly figures are the latest indication it is succeeding in its drive to abolish youth…