Rogue employers who fail to pay their staff the national minimum wage will be subject to fines of up to £20,000 - four times the previous figure, the Government has announced.
The maximum penalty will increase from £5,000, and is set to come into force next month, with ministers pressing for further legislation so that £20,000 can apply to each underpaid worker.
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