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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Pay remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all workers on trial periods are paid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill remove filter
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Hugh Gaffney more like this
star this property uin 236559 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p>National Minimum Wage (NMW) legislation proscribes unpaid work trials that are excessive and not part of a legitimate recruitment process.</p><p>This Government is committed to cracking down on employers who fail to pay the National Minimum or Living Wage. In the last 3 years we have almost doubled HMRC’s budget to enforce the NMW from £13.2 million to a record £26.3 million. In the 2017/18 financial year, HMRC identified a record £15.6 million in arrears for over 200,00 workers.</p><p>In December 2018, the Government published new work trials guidance that clarifies the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers.</p><p>Anyone who is concerned about an unpaid work trial can seek advice from ACAS which offers tailored advice and refers cases to HMRC, which considers every worker complaint received.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-02T16:43:54.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T16:43:54.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this