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Tags: National Living Wage
From today, 1st April, workers earning the National Living wage will see some positive changes to their earnings and bargaining power. Click on the story to find out more.
More than 180,000 workers are set up for the inflation-beating pay rise, which has risen against a backdrop of increases in transport costs, private rent and council tax.
In an attempt to counter the after-effects of rising inflation, the Government has given 150,000 of the country’s low income workers a pay rise today.
Labour would introduce a “real living wage” of at least £10 an hour in 2020 if in power, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has announced.
Cleaners working at HMRC offices in Merseyside are going on strike today in a fight to be paid the National Living Wage.
The prime minister has been urged to open an investigation into the growing use of self-employed workers after the Guardian found some couriers contracted to Hermes were struggling to earn the national living wage.
The latest labour market statistics from the ONS have revealed that the UK’s employment rate has hit its highest level ever recorded.
Advertised salaries reached a standstill in March, as a slowdown in the jobs market takes hold according to the latest UK Job Market Report from Adzuna.co.uk.
George Osborne has warned companies cutting staff perks to pay for his “national living wage” that they are not acting within the spirit of the law and should “abide by their responsibilities”.
In a forward looking move, the Treasury announced today that Chancellor George Osborne will be slashing his salary to £9.40 an hour, the new Living Wage Rate in London, for a four week period.
On the first of April over four million UK workers will get a pay rise thanks to the introduction of the National Living Wage. Devon, Lancashire, Surrey and Essex are the counties that will see most low income workers benefit from the new £7.20 an hour rate for adults.
Leading UK companies such as Tesco and B&Q are planning to slow their recruitment drives as the new National Living Wage comes into force next month.
London law firm Bircham Dyson Bell has published the results of its research into the views of UK entrepreneurs on the impact the National Living Wage will have on business.
The next decade could see a million retail jobs dry up as the high street adapts to changing shopping habits and makes adjustments to the introduction of the living wage.