Nearly 200 employers named and shamed for failing to pay national minimum wage to staff

Nearly 200 businesses have been named and shamed after failing to pay the minimum wage to staff, in the largest list ever published by the Government to date, reports The Independent.

The Government released the named of 198 employers who failed to pay their employees the legal minimum wage of £7.20 per hour, introduced in April. The new rate would see some employees receiving a pay rise of more than £900 a year.

Overall companies owed more than £466,000 to their employees across a wide range of sectors.