THE Scottish TUC called on the government yesterday to take legal action against employers after more than a dozen Scottish firms were named for failing to pay the minimum wage.
Sixteen Scottish companies owed 125 workers a staggering £29,611, according to figures released by the...
Thursday 16th Feb 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
BRITISH bosses are pleading poverty in response to plans to increase the minimum wage and introduce a levy to fund apprenticeships.
Bosses’ club the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) claimed yesterday that many firms would struggle to meet the £7.50 an hour wage.
Monday 6th Feb 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
- EXPOSED: Bosses’ poor excuses for failing to pay staff properly
- One Claimed Worker was Foreign ‘So didn’t Deserve Min Wage’
- Another Refsued to Pay Out for Employee who ‘Only Made Tea and Swept the Floor’
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
BOSSES have collectively paid penalties totalling more than £1.4 million, with hundreds of firms having failed to pay the minimum wage since 2013, it emerged yesterday.
The fines, levied since the government started naming and shaming such firms in October 2013, are in addition...
Saturday 7th Jan 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
AROUND 362,000 workers were paid less than the minimum wage this year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed yesterday.
The ONS also said the gender pay gap has narrowed, but “at a snail’s pace” and that it would take decades for it to close fully, said...
Thursday 27th Oct 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
SHADOW business secretary Jon Trickett accused right-wing economists of “scaremongering” yesterday by recommending that the government scraps its so-called national living wage.
Free-market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) called for the repackaged minimum...
Saturday 20th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
‘Make your own dinner,’ say striking couriers
Monday 15th Aug 2016
Record 198 companies caught dodging new minimum wage rates
Friday 12th Aug 2016
Championship side shamed alongside nearly 200 businesses for not paying workers the minimum wage
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
UNISON is urging the government to end the “national scandal” over homecare minimum wage cheats.
The public-sector union says the problem is rife among homecare workers, who are not paid for their travelling time between home visits — up to a fifth of their working...
Wednesday 27th Jul 2016