About Me

London W1, West End Marylebone Westminster, United Kingdom
Andrew Veitch solicitor ( LL.B., M.A., PgDip )is a partner in Guy Clapham and Co solicitors. He deals with the following areas of law: commercial and residential property, conveyancing, litigation (including neighbour disputes), divorce, family, debt collection, landlord and tenant, wills, trust, probate, personal injury and employment. Andrew's clients range from large companies and property developers to local businesses and individuals throughout London and the whole of England and Wales. The office is in the West End of London just off Marylebone High Street and north of Oxford Street and is located within walking distance of the following tube stations: Marylebone , Marble Arch , Baker Street , Bond Street , Oxford Circus , Great Portland Street , Regents Park , Euston and Kings Cross. Please contact me at: Guy Clapham & Co solicitors 51 - 55 Weymouth Street Marylebone London W1G 8NH DX: 83300 WEST END 2 Tel: 020 7935 1095 Fax: 020 7935 9127 E-Mail: andrew@guyclapham.com Website: www.guyclapham.com

Monday 19 November 2012

Employment solicitor London W1 - Andrew Veitch expert advice - National Minimum Wage


Employment lawyer in London W1 - Andrew Veitch 

From 1 October 2012 the new National Minimum Wage rates are:

£6.19 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over (up from £6.08)

£4.98 - the rate for workers aged 18-20 

£3.68 - the rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18 

£2.65 - the rate for apprentices under 19 ,or 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship 

Employers need to ensure they are compliant and check if contracts and recruitment documentation needs to be amended. If an employer is found not to have paid their employees the minimum wage they face having to pay any outstanding arrears in wages, a penalty of up to £5,000 and in the most serious cases criminal prosecution. 

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