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Invitation to tender for research on Low Pay for 2016 Report

The Low Pay Commission invites tenders for research. The deadline is Monday 2 March


Invitation to tender for research on Low Pay for 2016 Report

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The Low Pay Commission (LPC) has an ongoing remit to monitor the operation of the National Minimum Wage, and to assess the impact of increases in the level of the minimum wage.

It continuously evaluates the annual increases of the National Minimum Wage on the industries, jobs and groups of workers most affected, and on the labour market more generally. The LPC draws upon a range of evidence in making its assessment, including a number of research projects commissioned specifically to inform its recommendations.

The Low Pay Commission invites tenders for research that the Commission considers to be of particular importance this year. These topics cover a wide range of issues:

  • The impact of the minimum wage on employment and hours; CR0008BIS
  • An investigation into the impact of the minimum wage regime on the labour market outcomes of young workers; CR0009BIS
  • An investigation into the causes of non-compliance with the Apprentice Rate pay structure. CR0010BIS
  • New topics in relation to the minimum wage; look at issues that have not previously been examined in any great depth; or are extensions of previous work. These might include meta-analysis, non-compliance; geographic border effects; and the impact on small firms. CR0011BIS

How to apply

Please register on Crown Commercial Service esourcing procurment suite and email:

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement.

To register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

For help regarding the application process Tel 0345 010 3503

If you have any queries about the work of the Low Pay Commission and the tender process, please contact: 020 7211 8198 or on 020 7211 8204.

Published 3 February 2015