Minimum wage for apprentices

July 2009
People Management;7/2/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 14, p10
The article reports that the British Low Pay Commission is considering a minimum wage for apprentices. The British government has asked the commission to look into the rate and introduction of the wage payment and to examine its effect on the government's objectives. In addition, the Commission will also study the rise in British education age in 2013 and 2015. Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development's (CIPD) former director general said the minimum wage would make it less attractive for companies to hire apprentices.


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