Training providers: Do you check that all apprentices are getting paid the Apprentice Min Wage of £3.50, paid overtime and have a contract of employment?

Training providers: Do you check that all apprentices are getting paid the Apprentice  Min Wage of £3.50, paid overtime and have a contract of employment? If we use the figure of 18% from pay survey it could mean that up 90k are not add your name to the linkedin Post showcase that you look after […]

Training providers: Do you check that all apprentices are getting paid the Apprentice  Min Wage of £3.50, paid overtime and have a contract of employment?

If we use the figure of 18% from pay survey it could mean that up 90k are not add your name to the linkedin Post showcase that you look after apprentices you train

The 2016 survey was carried out through telephone interviews with apprentices between June 9 and July 25 last year.

In total, “4,963 interviews were conducted with level two and three apprentices in England, and 184 with apprentices on the new apprenticeship standards developed by ‘Trailblazer’ employer groups.”

The top five offending sectors have all seen increases in non-compliance:

Hairdressing: 46% paid below NMW in 2016, up from 42% in 2014

Childcare: 27% paid below NMW in 2016, up from 26% in 2014

Construction: 25% paid below NMW in 2016, up from 21% in 2014

Electrotechnical: 23% paid below NMW in 2016, up from 17% in 2014

Health, social care and sport: 17% paid below NMW in 2016, up from 12% in 2014 click here for full article 

 

 




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