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Argos named for underpaying £1.4m NMW/NLW to 12,176 workers

Makbool Javaid

The BEIS have named around 230 employers for underpaying their workers the National Minimum or Living Wage, with one underpaying just over £1.4m to 12,000+ workers. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published a list of 233 businesses that underpaid the NMW/NLW to workers. As well as paying back staff the money owed, employers on the list have been fined a record £1.9m by the Government. Retail, hairdressing and hospitality businesses were among the most prolific offenders. Top of the list of employers named is Argos Limited, who failed to pay £1,461,881.78 to 12,176 workers.

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