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What happens if you don’t pay the National Minimum Wage?

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It’s against the law to pay below the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage or to falsify pay records. Investigation by HMRC Anyone can report an employer to HMRC (HM Revenue & Customs) for not paying the minimum wage. The initial report can be anonymous. If HMRC finds that an employer has not paid […]

Do I have to pay overtime to my employees?

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Some employers choose to offer pay to employees for working more hours than the employment contract says. Although some employers offer overtime pay, there’s no automatic legal right to it. Any rules, such as how much it is, must be written in the employment contract or agreed verbally. What some employers might offer Some employers might offer: […]