Research and analysis
National minimum wage: final government evidence for the Low Pay Commission Spring 2016 report
Sets out the government’s evidence and analysis to the Low Pay Commission on national minimum wage policy.
Ref: BIS/16/92 PDF, 1.22MB, 56 pages
Ref: BIS/16/92/A MS Excel Spreadsheet, 21.8KB
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Provides evidence to the Low Pay Commission (LPC) to help them monitor, evaluate, and review the national minimum wage and its impact, and make recommendations for future rates.
The evidence covers:
- the macroeconomic context
- trends in employment
- trends in pay
- non-compliance with the national minimum wage
This publication is based on data and statistics available in December 2015 and was submitted to the LPC subsequently.