The 10 worst excuses for not paying minimum wage

The 10 worst excuses for not paying minimum wage

A £1.7million advertising campaign by the Government to encourage staff to check if they are being illegally underpaid has revealed the excuses, via HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), that employers have given for not paying the National Minimum Wage.  

The National Minimum Wage is set to rise to £7.50 an hour for those above 24-years-old this April, and will increase again the following year. It is £6.95 an hour for those between 21- and 24-years-old, and £5.55 an hour for those between 18- to 20-years-old.

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Comments (1)

  • PeopleHR
    Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:05am GMT
    Some of these excuses are laughable. For example: "The employee wasn’t a good worker" - so why did you hire them?

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