NEWS ROUNDUP: Self isolation grant increase & tributes to teenager
Family of Amanda Selby pay tribute to the teenager and self isolation grants to increase.
The family of Amanda Selby have paid tribute to the fifteen year old. Amanda, from Manchester, died at Ty Mawr Holiday Park in Towyn on Saturday July 31sr. Her brother, 19 year old Matthew Selby has been charged with her murder.
Throughout the UK, football clubs, retailers, hairdressers and cleaning contractors are among 191 businesses “named and shamed” by the Government for breaking the minimum wage law.A total of £2.1 million was found to be owed to more than 34,000 workers following investigations by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs dating back to 2011.
Named employers have been made to pay back what they owed, and were fined an additional £3.2 million.
Almost half of employers named wrongly deducted pay from workers’ wages, including for uniforms and expenses, while 30% failed to pay workers for all the time they had worked, such as when they worked overtime, and 19% paid the incorrect apprenticeship rate.
Some of the requirements on the government website state:You must be working (employed or self-employed) to get the payment.
You need to claim within 21 days of your last day of self-isolation.
Payments will be taxed, but are exempt from National Insurance contributions. It should not affect any benefits you get.
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