National Living Wage 'has not hit employment'

National Living Wage 'has not hit employment'
 

The National Living Wage has not affected employment, says the body that monitors low pay for the government.
The Low Pay Commission said it had found "no clear evidence" of changes in employment or hours since the higher minimum wage was introduced in April.
It said employment had continued to rise even in sectors most obviously affected, such as cleaning, hotels, horticulture and retail.
The finding contradicts warnings from economists over the wage's impact.
On Tuesday, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said the UK should be careful with plans to raise... read more

 
29 November 2016 in Business, Views: 78
Source: BBC
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