The Government has published a report on National Minimum Wage detailing evidence on compliance and enforcement for the current year. The report has highlighted the following:
– A record breaking £15.6 million of underpayments benefiting over 200,000 workers.
– For the period of commencing August 2017 until July 2018, 678 employers were identified under a “naming and shaming” scheme for National Minimum Wage underpayments.
– The HMRC pilot scheme identified £246,000 in arrears being identified for 689 employees.