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Minimum Wage: Arrears

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 123622, tabled on 18 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 11 January 2018 to Question 121446, how many of the 169 employers owed arrears, including those for which they were named and shamed, to (a) more than 250 workers and (b) more than 500 workers.

Answered on

23 January 2018

Of the 169 employers who were instructed to self-correct further arrears in naming rounds 10-13:

  • 17 employers owed arrears to more than 250 workers, of which 12 employers owed arrears to more than 500 workers.

This breakdown represents the arrears owed by a business to its workers, not the employer size.

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