On April 2019, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the National Living Wage (NLW) will increase.
Exemptions to the NMW/NLW
· Self Employed
· Company Directors
· Volunteers or Voluntary workers
It is against the law for employers to pay workers less than the National Minimum Wage or to falsify payment records. The penalty for non-payment will be 200% of the amount owed. The maximum fine for non-payment will be £20,000 per worker. However, employers who fail to pay will be banned from being a company director for up to 15 years.
Remember, Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate only if they’re either:
Apprentices are entitled to the minimum wage for their age if they both:
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