Upping wages: the rise will take place from April 2021 (image: Getty/smolaw11)

Spring Budget 2021

NLW to rise to £8.91 from April

By Nikkie Thatcher

The national living wage (NLW) will be increased by 19p (2.2%) to £8.91 from April, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced.

Pub pay: a fair wage for pub staff?

Pub salaries – who gets paid the most?

By Nicholas Robinson

Employment in pubs is at a five-year high, with staff on average paid more than the national living wage. However, the trade still struggles to fill vacancies and some workers can feel short-changed when it comes to salaries

Wages: men are paid on average more than women

Men paid 14p an hour more than women

By Michelle Perrett

Male workers in the hospitality sector are paid more per hour than women, research from software company Fourth has revealed.

Salaries: bartenders and waiters received ‘significant’ boost

Pub staff salaries receive 'significant' boost

By Michelle Perrett

Bartenders and waiters received a ‘significant’ boost to their salaries during the start of the new financial year in April, a new survey from recruitment company Blue Arrow has revealed.

Living wage study: Higher prices and cheaper overheads unsustainable

Institute for Public Policy Research

Living wage study: Higher prices and cheaper overheads unsustainable

By Oli Gross

The national living wage (NLW) has had a disproportionate impact on low-wage hospitality sectors and encouraged employers to offset costs by reducing overheads, according to a study from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).

Minimum wage to rise 3% to £6.50

Minimum wage to rise 3% to £6.50

By John Harrington

The Government has confirmed that the adult minimum wage is to rise by 3% to £6.50 from October, a rise of 19p.

Tim Martin takes £19k pay cut

Tim Martin takes £19k pay cut

By Mark Wingett

Tim Martin, chairman of managed pub operator JD Wetherspoon (JDW), took a £19,000 pay cut in 2011, according to the company’s annual report.

Minimum wage: going up

Minimum wage increases by 2.5%

By Graham Ridout

The new minimum wage rate for adults has been increased by 2.5% and are due to come into effect in October. The Government has accepted...

Tips issue sparked protest

Staff take tips demo to Parliament

By Tony Halstead

Hands off our tips — that was the message from bar and restaurant staff at a demonstration in Parliament. The protest aimed to urge the Government...