National Living Wage

Has underpayment increased since the introduction of the National Living Wage?

Data published today by the Office for National Statistics suggests that the National Living Wage (NLW) has made a big difference to the earnings of low-paid workers, helping part-timers and women in particular. But amidst the good news, one area …

The NLW: a sea change for the UK labour market?

A wide range of evidence suggests that the National Minimum Wage (NMW) has succeeded in raising pay for the lowest-paid workers significantly without damaging employment or the economy. However, the benefits of the NMW have been more muted for workers …