Tags: National Living Wage

Over half of all employers (54 percent) say the new National Living Wage (NLW) will have an effect on their wage bill, with three in ten of those organisations that will be affected by the new higher wage floor planning to raise productivity in response. This is according to a new survey published today by the CIPD and the Resolution Foundation (RF).

War of words between GMB and CBI over Living Wage impact

In a wide-ranging interview with the Financial Times published this week, CBI President, Paul Drechsler, stated that the impact on businesses of National Living Wage announced in Chancellor George Osbourne’s Summer Budget in July has been underestimated. His comments have produced a strong reaction from trade unions, with GMB accusing the CBI of “crying wolf”. In…

Minimum wage increase must be backed by pay bargaining and job security rights, says TUC

Three in every ten (29 per cent) female employees in the country are set to receive pay rises as a result of the new ‘National Living Wage’, according to a new report published today by independent think-tank the Resolution Foundation. The new measure, which was announced in July’s Budget, is set to lift the pay floor…

Sainbury’s announce pay increase for 137,000 store employees

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s have announced today that they will award 137,000 colleagues working in stores across the country a pay increase of four percent, taking their standard rate of pay to £7.36 per hour, effective from 30 August. The decision takes pay for store employees above the Government’s new National Living Wage announced by George Osbourne in…

Infographic: The benefits of paying the Living Wage

Lancaster based hosting and web design agency, Nublue, have this month received the Living Wage Accreditation, demonstrating that they pay all of their staff above the country’s Living Wage. The company have joined just a handful of local Living Wage businesses, and are among just a handful of technology companies in the North West to…