Minimum wage fine rises to £20,000

Press Association
Call for higher London minimum wage
Call for higher London minimum wage

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Rogue employers who do not pay workers the national minimum wage face penalties of up to £20,000 - four times the previous figure, the Government has announced.

The maximum penalty will increase from £5,000, and is set to come into force next month, with ministers pressing for further legislation so that £20,000 can apply to each underpaid worker.