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The TUC says companies that underpaid minimum wage staff are "cheating low-paid workers" and called on the government to allocate greater resources to catch more "minimum wage crooks".
Failing to pay staff the national minimum wage "is immoral and illegal" and employers caught deserve to "have their reputation ruined", the Trade Union Congress general secretary said.
Employers paying under the minimum wage "will face tough consequences", Business Minister Jenny Willot said.
The Government has "named and shamed" employers who failed to pay their staff the national minimum wage as part of a new crackdown.
A hire company, hotel, hairdressers and retail outlet were among the 25 employers named.
Between them, they owe workers more than £43,000 in arrears, and face fines totalling over £21,000.
It is the biggest number of employers publicly named since a new regime was announced last year.
The Government also plans to increase fines, so that an employer underpaying 10 workers could face penalties of up to £200,000.
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A total of 25 employers have been "named and shamed" by the Government for failing to pay the minimum wage. Here is a list of the employers.