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.
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.