Commentary

(1) The basic calculation

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(1) The basic calculation

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D.     Calculation of the hourly rate

(1)     The basic calculation

The process for determining whether the national minimum wage has been paid is set out in NMWR SI 2015/621 reg 7. Broadly speaking, to calculate the worker's average hourly rate it is necessary to divide the total qualifying remuneration received in a given pay reference period by the total number of qualifying hours worked in that period. The resulting figure can then be compared with the appropriate national minimum wage rate to see if the employer is complying with the legislation. If not, the shortfall must

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