Low Pay Commission

National Living Wage

Access to work and access to workers - Simon Sapper's reflections on his first visit as a Commissioner

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 …

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 …