Every year, we commission researchers to look into the impact that the minimum wage has had on firms and workers, and their findings form a key part of our evidence base. There has been little evidence of any negative impact …
This year, the Low Pay Commission was asked to investigate the use of the ‘domestic worker exemption’. Our full response to this is included in our 2021 report, published last week. This exemption, which we have now recommended removing, was …
Since its introduction in 2016, the National Living Wage (NLW) has increased substantially relative to median pay. But an important question is, what impact has this had on businesses? Have they reduced employment, increased their prices or made other changes …
On 1 April, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates for workers of all ages will increase. Employers will have to pay workers aged 25 and over an hourly rate of at least the National Living Wage (NLW, £8.72), with lower …
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