National Living Wage in force from 1 April 2016
Draft regulations have been laid before Parliament which will require employers to pay the National Living Wage from 1 April 2016.
The National Living Wage is a 50 pence supplement on the National Minimum Wage payable to workers aged 25 and over. The rate is £7.20 per hour.
At the same time, the financial penalty payable by employers who underpay the National Minimum Wage (including the National Living Wage) will increase from 100% to 200% of the underpayment due to each worker.
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