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LPC kicks off 2022 visits programme in Leicester – but has anything changed?

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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 …

Not so equal: Is excluding au pairs from the minimum wage still the right thing to do?

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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 …