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Minimum Wage

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 52385, tabled on 8 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 7 September 2016 to Question 44540, how many of the 197 employers named by his Department for non-compliance with the national minimum wage on 11 August 2016 identified and paid additional arrears, not included in the sum of arrears for which they were named, under the self-correction mechanism introduced by HM Revenue and Customs in 2015; and what the combined total was of those additional arrears.

Answered on

16 November 2016

Of the 197 employers named on 11 August 2016, 22 paid further arrears identified through self-correction. The sum total of self-corrected arrears paid by these employers was £410,967. This sum was paid to 1574 workers who had been underpaid.