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Greggs among 500 listed in minimum wage underpayments

February 21, 2024


The Department for Business and Trade yesterday published a list of 524 employers who have collectively left 172,000 workers a combined £16 million out of pocket, although many of the cases date back several years.

The list’s release comes as the national living wage is set to increase to £11.44 per hour on 1 April 2024, as well as extending its reach to 21 and 22-year-olds.

The businesses on the list have since paid back what they owed to their staff and have also faced financial penalties of up to 200% of their underpayment. The investigations by HMRC concluded between 2015 and 2023.

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