Easy to understand?

Andrew Brookes asks why so many businesses fall foul of the rules for the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage

The National Minimum Wage and the more recently introduced National Living Wage should be simple to understand and to apply, so why do so many businesses fall foul of the rules?

This article will set out the key points that employers need to understand, point out common causes of non-compliance and highlight recent changes. For ease, both the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage will be referred to collectively as NMW for the remainder of the article.