National Minimum Wage: Low Pay Commission Report 2014: presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills by Command of Her Majesty March 2014

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Parliamentary Paper

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CM 8816

Summary

This report reviews the National Minimum Wage including the state of the economy and the labour market and the operation of the NMW. It makes recommendations for the level of each of the different rates of the NMW which the Low Pay Commission (LPC) believes should apply from October 2014.

Subjects

Labour Market, Economics and Wages And Earnings

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Is informed by: Brewer, M. and P. De Agostini, 2013. The National Minimum Wage and Its Interaction with the Tax and Benefits System: A Focus on Universal Credit. Research Report for the Low Pay Commission. February. (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.); References: Arulampalam, W., A. Booth and M. Bryan, 2004. Training and the New Minimum Wage. Economic Journal, 114, pp. C87-C94.; References: Brewer, M., R. May and D. Phillips, 2009. Taxes, Benefits and the National Minimum Wage. Research Report for the Low Pay Commission. October. (Institute for Fiscal Studies.); References: Bryan, M., A. Salvatori and M. Taylor, 2012. The Impact of the National Minimum Wage on Earnings, Employment and Hours Through the Recession. Research Report for the Low Pay Commission. February. (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.); References: Bryan, M., A. Salvatori and M. Taylor, 2013. The Impact of the National Minimum Wage on Employment Retention, Hours and Job Entry. Research Report for the Low Pay Commission. February. (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.); References: Bryan, M. and M. Taylor, 2004. An Analysis of the Household Characteristics of Minimum Wage Recipients. Research Report for the Low Pay Commission. (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.); References: Bryan, M and Taylor, M. (2006) Identifying and explaining patterns of NMW receipt in Britain 1999-2004: Report prepared for the Low Pay Commission. London: Low Pay Commission.; References: Aitken, A., Dolton, P., and Wadsworth, J. (2014) Did the Minimum Wage change consumption, saving and debt behaviour? Report to the Low Pay Commission. [London?]: [s.n.]