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National Minimum Wage: Low Pay Commission autumn 2016 report

Includes recommendations for the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates to apply from April 2017.

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National Minimum Wage: Low Pay Commission autumn 2016 report

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Letter from LPC Chair on the 2017 NLW and NMW rates

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The National Living Wage: a summary of the LPC's findings on the £7.20 introductory rate

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Low Pay Commission Autumn 2016 Report data tables

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LPC Autumn 2016 Report

This report sets out the LPC’s recommendations for the minimum wage rates to apply from April 2017. This covers the National Living Wage (NLW) applicable to those aged 25 and over, the 21-24 year old rate, the 18-20 year old rate, the 16-17 year old rate, and the Apprentice Rate.

The report also sets out the evidence on:

  • the economic context to our recommendations
  • the impact of the introductory rate of the NLW on pay, employment and competitiveness
  • what’s happened to the pay and labour market outcomes of young people (16-24 year olds)
  • apprentice pay for different age groups and frameworks, and trends in non-compliance with the Apprentice Rate

The NLW: a summary of the LPC’s findings on the £7.20 introductory rate

This report provides initial summary analysis of the effects of the introductory rate (£7.20) of the NLW. It summarises the effects on:

  • coverage of the NLW/National Minimum Wage (NMW)
  • pay, including underpayment
  • employment
Published 23 November 2016
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