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star this property date less than 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Henley on 17 May (HL7805, HL7806, HL7807, and HL7809), what progress they have made in fulfilling their commitments, in particular the commitments to (1) hold a roundtable discussion with employers and leaders from sectors that commonly use interns, (2) update guidance for employers and workers on the rules for paying interns, and (3) publish further details on enforcement of the National Minimum Wage. more like this
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Lord Holmes of Richmond more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that all interns who are conducting work should be paid at least the National Minimum Wage. We will publish updated guidance in due course to ensure employers are clear on their responsibilities. This guidance clarifies the checks employers need to make to ensure they are paying interns properly.</p><p>The Government has been focusing enforcement efforts towards employers of interns. HM Revenue and Customs have contacted over 2,000 employers found to be advertising on the internet for unpaid internships. Each employer is written a letter to make the law clear, and to set out the risk of further enforcement action. HM Revenue and Customs will shortly expand this approach. Government Ministers are planning a roundtable meeting with employers later this year.</p><p>The Government recently published National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage: government evidence on compliance and enforcement, 2017 to 2018. This is publicly available in the attached.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-10-23T11:11:01.673Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T11:11:01.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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unstar this property file name nmw-nlw-enforcement-compliance-report-2018.pdf more like this
star this property title NATIONAL LIVING WAGE AND NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Holmes of Richmond more like this