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(2) The pay reference period

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(2) The pay reference period

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(2)     The pay reference period

The worker's pay has to be calculated by reference to the 'pay reference period'. This concept is central to the calculation and is defined as being a maximum of one month or, in the case of a worker who is paid wages by reference to a period shorter than a month, that period (NMWR SI 2015/621 reg 6). This means that in the case of a worker who is paid weekly the pay reference period is one week. Where a worker is paid every three months the pay reference period will be one

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