National minimum wage and national living wage

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Model documents and policies

Downloadable and customisable documents relating to national minimum wage and the national living wage. For more information see the employment law pages.
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Letters

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Letter advising of pay increase due to employee moving to different band of NMW

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Last Modified: 18 Feb 2016
This letter should be sent to an employee to advise them of an increase in pay because following their birthday they have moved into a different age band of the National Minimum Wage.
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Letter advising of pay increase due to increase of NMW rates

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Last Modified: 01 Jun 2013
This letter should be sent to an employee to advise them of an increase in their pay due to an increase in National Minimum Wage rates. The letter outlines the new rate of pay and the dates this new rate comes into effect.
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Letter advising of pay increase due to the introduction of the National Living Wage

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Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016
From 1 April 2016 the national minimum wage regulations introduce a new minimum rate of pay for workers aged 25 and over, the National Living Wage. This letter should be sent to eligible employees informing them of this change and to outline their new rate of pay.
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Letter giving notice of a fair piece rate for rated output workers

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Last Published: 18 Feb 2016
This letter should be sent to an employee to advise them that to comply with minimum wage law they will be paid a mean hourly output rate and to advise them what this rate will be for each piece or task. The letter also informs the employee that they can obtain advice from the Acas helpline.

Policies

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Calculating a fair piece rate for output workers

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Last Modified: 18 Feb 2016
This document describes the process of calculating a fair piece rate for output workers in relation to the national minimum wage.