Articles from Social Mobility Commission

Minimum wage enforcement must adapt to a post-Covid labour market, says Low Pay Commission

@LPCminimumwage underpayment report sets out how the pandemic has created new challenges for compliance  The Covid-19 pandemic has left low-paid workers more vulnerable and businesses under greater pressure than ever before. This increases the risk of minimum wage underpayment and demands a proactive and strategic response from the Government. These are the conclusions of a report into compliance and enforcement of the National Minimum Wage (NMW), published today by the Low Pay Commission (LPC).

Recruitment starts for new Social Mobility Commission Chair

The Equality Hub begins recruitment for a new Chair of the Social Mobility Commission (SMC).

National Living Wage extended to younger workers

The age threshold for the National Living Wage changes from 25 to 23 as the rate increases on 1 April.

The Social Mobility Commission has moved to the Cabinet Office

The @SMCommission is now sponsored by the Minister for Women and Equalities (@trussliz), as part of the Equality Hub, to advise on the importance of social mobility in the UK.

Student’s choice of post-16 technical course is a driving force of the gender pay gap between the most disadvantaged men and women

Disadvantaged women are making course choices at 16 which can lead them to lower paid jobs than men, a report from the Social Mobility Commission (@SMCommission) says today (Tuesday 30 March 2021).

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