Employers must gear up for April living wage deadline

The National Living Wage has been catching headlines since Chancellor George Osborne announced it last summer, but the Government’s target of £9 per hour by 2020 has overshadowed the detail, and many businesses remain unaware of the transitional deadlines and new penalties now in place. The compulsory National Living Wage (NLW) arrives on 1 April … Read more

Claw Back on Tips Gets Customer Criticism

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Restaurants are following the letter of the law in implementing new rules on tipping, which are designed to boost wages for waiting staff, but many are ignoring the spirit of the legislation and charging staff an administration charge for tips left on credit cards. It’s a move that’s earning negative publicity amongst customers for … Read more

Important changes to the National Minimum Wage

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Important changes to the National Minimum Wage are set to come into force on 1 October., Gamlins is advising all businesses that employ low-paid people, or have staff who receive tips from customers, to familiarise themselves with the changes. Firstly, the rates are going up for workers aged 22 or over, it will rise … Read more

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