Minimum Wage:Written question - 52385

Q
(Brighton, Pavilion)
Asked on: 08 November 2016
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Minimum Wage
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 7 September 2016 to Question 44540, how many of the 197 employers named by his Department for non-compliance with the national minimum wage on 11 August 2016 identified and paid additional arrears, not included in the sum of arrears for which they were named, under the self-correction mechanism introduced by HM Revenue and Customs in 2015; and what the combined total was of those additional arrears.
A
Answered by: Margot James
Answered on: 16 November 2016

Of the 197 employers named on 11 August 2016, 22 paid further arrears identified through self-correction. The sum total of self-corrected arrears paid by these employers was £410,967. This sum was paid to 1574 workers who had been underpaid.

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