Minimum Wage Increases

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mattison
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March 18, 2020
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Now is the time to review your staff salaries.  From 1 April 2020 the National Minimum Wage is increasing:

Aged 25 and over increasing to £8.72

21-24 year olds increasing to £8.20

18-20 year olds increasing to £6.45

Under 18s increasing to £4.55

Apprentices increasing to £4.15

A review of young employees’ salaries should also be undertaken at the time of their birthday – do they require an increase?

If HMRC finds that an employer has not paid at least the minimum wage, they can send a notice of arrears plus issue a penalty for not paying the correct rate of pay.

HMRC can also take employers to civil court. The maximum fine for non-payment is £20,000 per worker. Employers who fail to pay can be named publicly and banned from being a company director for up to 15 years.

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