Each year the Low Pay Commission (LPC) conducts field visits to collect evidence from workers, unions, campaigners, councils and employers on low pay-related issues in their areas. This is a crucial part of our annual cycle of work and the …
Simon Sapper was appointed to the Low Pay Commission in June 2018.
The eponymous Yare divides Yarmouth from Gorleston. But that is not the only schism we found on this, our latest visit to see first-hand how the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage impact on employers, workers, unions, local …
On the train out of Kings Cross, I’m reading the briefing that accompanies us on all site visits. Expertly prepared by the secretariat, it leaves no economic stone unturned. But as I head towards the north east, my feeling of …
Simon Sapper's appointment to the Low Pay Commission was confirmed last week, but he has already taken part in one of our evidence-gathering visits. Here is what he heard in Barnstaple at the end of May... It’s like there’s a …
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A blog on the work of the Low Pay Commission (LPC), an independent body that advises the government about the National Minimum Wage.
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