Low Pay Commission


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Low Pay Commission

the UK body which advises the government on the MINIMUM WAGE RATE.
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ASHE allows the Low Pay Commission to provide a proxy measure of both the scale and nature of minimum wage underpayments.
The Low Pay Commission, who recommend the rates, said they heard from employers about how they had accepted lower profits or upped prices to deal with wage increases.
The Low Pay Commission, which recommends the rates, said it heard from employers about how they had accepted lower profits or upped prices to deal with wage increases.
With the National Living Wage for over-25s increasing from PS7.50 to PS7.83 on April 1, the Low Pay Commission - an independent body that advises the government about the National Minimum Wage - has published their estimation for the number of people on minimum wage.
Bryan Sanderson, chairman of the Low Pay Commission, said: "As the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates rise, it is vital that workers understand their rights, and employers their obligations.
Bryan Sanderson, chairman of the Low Pay Commission, said: "The Low Pay Commission's conversations with employers suggest that the risk of being named is encouraging businesses to focus on compliance.
LAST week we gave evidence to the Low Pay Commission and warned that the minimum wage could leave younger workers behind.
"The Low Pay Commission will recommend future rises that achieve the Government's objective of reaching 60% of median earnings by 2020.
The level of the minimum wage should be left to the experts on the Low Pay Commission. Ed and his team are finding it very difficult to persuade some of its members, so how can they persuade the general public that they are the party to govern.
Liberal Democrat member of parliament Vince Cable has said that around 31,000 apprentices would be helped by the proposal being put to the Low Pay Commission, Sky revealed on Monday.
His comments came shortly after the Department for Business made its submission to the Low Pay Commission, which will shortly produce its recommendations on the rise.
The Government has accepted the Low Pay Commission's recommendation to freeze the National Minimum Wage for 16 to 17 year olds at pounds 3.68 per hour and at pounds 4.98 per hour for 18 to 20 year olds.
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