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This document contains the following information: National minimum wage: Low Pay Commission report 2008.
The Low Pay Commission report 2008 describes the impact of the increases in the national minimum wage in 2006 and 2007 on earnings, on the labour market, on small firms and on prices, profits, productivity, investment and business start-ups and failures. It then examines various groups of workers affected by the minimum wage.
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