“The National Minimum Wage doesn’t apply to my business”


The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has released details of the top 10 most bizarre excuses they have received from businesses that have failed to pay their employees’ the National Minimum Wage. You can have a look and choose your favourite here

By way of reminder, all workers aged 25 years or over must be paid at least £7.20 an hour (increasing to £7.50 from 1 April 2017). Younger staff must also receive pay at the minimum rates and there are specific powers for penalties to be issued in the event of non-compliance.

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