Last week I wanted to raise the issue on the importance of paying the National Minimum and National Living Wages. I stated excuses were not acceptable, but some employers do try. HMRC has published some of the worst excuses given which include:
The employee wasn’t a good worker so I didn’t think they deserved to be paid the National Minimum Wage.
It’s part of UK culture not to pay young workers for the first 3 months as they have to prove their ‘worth’ first.