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National Minimum Wage


How To Claim For Your Employees’ Wages Through The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

The Government recently provided more details on how the CJRS works. Please note the online service you will use to claim is not open yet – we will let you know when it is. We have the capability to calculate and submit your CJRS Claim so please let us know if we can help. Overview […]

Read more April 7th, 2020

Changes To National Minimum Wage April 2020

National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wages (NLW) increased from 1 April 2020. Please see the table below for the new rates: Employers should review the ages of employees to ensure they are paid the correct gross pay when carrying out your payroll procedures. At Shapcotts we check an employee’s age as part of […]

Read more February 25th, 2020

The World Of Property And Where Are We?

So where are we in terms of the impact to the world of property? Here’s what we can expect to happen this year from a Tax and Legislation perspective:

Read more January 14th, 2020

Changes To National Minimum Wage April 2019

National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wages (NLW) increased from 1 April 2019. Please see the table below for the new rates: Employers should review the ages of employees to ensure they are paid the correct gross pay when carrying out your payroll procedures. At Shapcotts we check an employee’s age as part of […]

Read more April 24th, 2019

Cracking Down On Unpaid Internships

HM Revenue and Customs has begun cracking down on companies offering unpaid internships. The move is part of an initiative to ensure that interns and young people are aware of what rights they have over pay, and where to go if they feel they are being exploited. HMRC has written to 200 employers who have […]

Read more December 12th, 2013

What Happens If I Don’t Pay the National Minimum Wage?

Earlier this month Norman Lamb, the Minister for Employment Relations named an employer under the BIS Scheme for “naming and shaming” employers who flaunt the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Legislation. Mrs Rita Patel, the owner of Treena Professional Hair and Beauty based in Leicester has been named as the latest offender. She failed to pay […]

Read more September 17th, 2012