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Farmers fear threat of higher wage hikes in 2020

Farmers Weekly
There is concern around the implications of a possible increase in the living wage.

Farmers Weekly Farm leaders have expressed concern over the implications of the national living wage (NLW) potentially rising to 9.61/hour in 2020-21. The current NLW for over-25s is 8.21/hour, and is projected to rise to 9/hour in April 2020 under current legislation. However, chancellor Philip …

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