Consultation outcome

National Minimum Wage: 2015 - 2016 Evidence

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

This consultation contributed to the Low Pay Commission Spring 2016 Report. This contains recommendations for minimum wage rates to apply from October 2016.

Original consultation


Seeking evidence to inform the Low Pay Commission's report on the National Minimum Wage rates.

This consultation ran from

Consultation description

This consultation is relevant to organisations and individuals that are affected by the National Minimum Wage rates, for example:

  • employees on low wages
  • employers of low-paid workers, particularly those in low-paying sectors such as retail, hospitality, social care, cleaning and hairdressing
  • young people and apprentices
  • representative bodies of the above groups
  • other organisations such as charities and voluntary organisations with an interest in the National Minimum Wage
  • training providers


Consultation on the National Minimum Wage rates

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Published 27 July 2015
Last updated 26 April 2018 + show all updates
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