National Minimum Wage investigations by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have increased significantly, according to the latest research.
Hundreds of campaigners have reportedly marched outside Parliament in a demonstration against new off-payroll working rules which are due to come into effect from April this year.
The Resolution Foundation is leading calls for the Government to improve the enforcement of the minimum wage after it emerged that only one in eight firms breaking the rules are being caught by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
According to recent research, workers in firms with 25 or fewer employees are most likely to miss out on getting holiday pay or even receiving payslips, with workers in the hospitality industry faring the worst.
The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed the UK’s employment rate was the joint highest on record at 76.1 per cent, and the rate for women was 72 per cent, the highest on record.