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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (28 November 2014)

Low Pay Commission (National Minimum Wage) Bill - Second reading – Dan Jarvis. Legislation

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (6 November 2014)

Additional cost to the Exchequer in tax credits in the light of the falling value of the National Minimum Wage. Oral Questions

Slavery — Question for Short Debate (30 October 2014)

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley: Slavery is hidden here in our communities and exists in every country in the world. It is a growing part of our national and international economy. Walk Free’s global slavery index estimates that there were 29.8 million people enslaved worldwide with 4,500 people in modern slavery in the UK. Thanks to campaigners, NGOs, businesses, trade unions and journalists, the issue of slavery and...

Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill (29 October 2014)

Tom Blenkinsop: ..., who is editor of Corporate Adviser magazine—it is given out to pension professionals—author of the “Financial Times Guide to Pensions and Wealth in Retirement” and a freelance journalist for national newspapers. The issue emerged between May and July this year and concerns how individuals can avoid national insurance contributions by using the Government’s...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (29 October 2014)

Dan Jarvis: Research published this week shows that there are now more than 5 million workers stuck in low-paid jobs, women’s wages are lower now than they were a year ago and the gender pay gap is widening. We on the Opposition Benches have been clear about how we would strengthen the national minimum wage. What is the Prime Minister going to do to make work pay?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance (29 October 2014)

Alex Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to link an increase of the earnings threshold for carer's allowance to the rise in the National Minimum Wage.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services (29 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Alex Cunningham: many meetings officials of his Department have had with officials of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the naming and shaming of social care providers who do not comply with National Minimum Wage legislation; and when he expects such social care providers to be named and shamed for such non-compliance.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Work Experience (29 October 2014)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: This Government is absolutely clear: exploitation of interns is unacceptable and we do not hesitate to act where we find that employment law has been broken and someone who is entitled to the minimum wage has not been paid it. Complaints from interns about non-payment of the minimum wage are prioritised by HMRC for investigation and HMRC will investigate every complaint made to the Pay and...

UK Visa Applications (Malawi) (28 October 2014)

Tom Greatrex: ...? There is also a lengthy series of offline processes, which include posting passports to another country for assessment. At every stage, the process seems to confuse and frustrate many prospective applicants. The minimum cost for applications is 144, including the basic visa charge. It costs 59 just for an appointment. That translates to some 2,500 South African rand or some...

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) (28 October 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Esther McVey: ...a father of a disabled child saying what he would do, who had used his same words. For clarity, nothing that my noble Friend said on that occasion was Government policy—not now and not in the future. National minimum wage entitlement applies to workers whether they are disabled or non-disabled. That is the Government’s policy. Let me confirm that this Government’s...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (27 October 2014)

Jo Swinson: Individuals who are entitled to the National Minimum Wage should receive it and we are committed to taking the steps necessary to improve compliance; ensuring employers understand their responsibilities and workers know their rights, and ensuring robust enforcement of the law. Detailed guidance, including how to calculate the minimum wage, is available on the website. Confidential...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (24 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2014 to Question 201383, how much was spent on national minimum wage enforcement in 2013-14.

Young People: Alternatives to University — Motion to Take Note (23 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...grant for employers. This will fund more than 100,000 additional incentive payments for employers to take on young apprentices aged 16 to 24, providing a major boost to their job prospects. I confirm the point made by the noble Lord, Lord Sheikh, about the minimum wage being paid, although I take on board the issue raised in that regard by the noble Lord, Lord Young. I hope that he will...

Public Bill Committee: Pension Schemes Bill: - Examination of Witnesses (23 October 2014) See 1 other result from this clause

...’s position is that you can take your money as cash from 55. If you are an employee, you have two options. You could be paid into your current account through salary, which is taxed at 13.8% employer national insurance on everything over about 8,000 and the employee pays national insurance of 12% on everything above that figure, and then everything is taxed above the nil rate...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Working Conditions (23 October 2014)

Jo Swinson: the world by applying to businesses regardless of the nature of a company or what it supplies, whether goods or services. In September 2013, the UK was the first country to publish a National Action Plan implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The Action Plan underlines the duty of businesses to respect the human rights of their employees and those in...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage (23 October 2014) See 3 other results from this answer

Stephen Timms: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the investigation by HM Revenue and Customs against the five firms named and shamed for breach of the National Minimum Wage by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on 28 February 2014 began; and when such firms were issued with the relevant Notice of Underpayment by HM Revenue and Customs.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Minimum Wage (22 October 2014) See 5 other results from this debate

Alun Cairns: The Government’s increase of 3% in the national minimum wage this year means that low-paid workers are enjoying the biggest cash increase in their take-home pay since 2008. The independent Low Pay Commission is responsible for recommending the level of the national minimum wage.

Public Bill Committee: Childcare Payments Bill: Clause 9 - The person and his or her partner must be in qualifying paid work (21 October 2014)

Priti Patel:—employment, self-employment or both—and expect in the forthcoming entitlement period to receive at least what someone who works eight hours a week would earn at the prevailing rate of the national minimum wage. At the current rate of the minimum wage, a parent would need to expect to earn 52 a week on average to meet that condition. I am sure members of the Committee...

Public Bill Committee: Childcare Payments Bill: Clause 1 - Entitlement to receive money towards costs of childcare (21 October 2014) See 1 other result from this clause

Priti Patel: ...qualify for support with their child care costs. Of course, that is subject to meeting the conditions of the scheme’s eligibility criteria, which I briefly outlined. To qualify, parents must meet a minimum income level, based on the amount earned from working eight hours a week on the national minimum wage. That means that parents will qualify when they earn just over 50 a week...

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