From 1st April 2016 the Government’s new National Living Wage will become law. As a result all workers aged 25 and over will be legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour.
The Government has suggested that Employers take four steps to make sure that they are ready for the change:
Failure to pay the correct rate could lead to a penalty charge of up to £20,000 for each member of staff underpaid.
If you need to learn more about the changes and the potential impact on your business please contact our Employment Law Team.