Posted on 15th July 2021
Category: News
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All apprentices in the UK are entitled to be paid at least the National Minimum Wage. However, it is estimated that as many as a quarter of apprentices are underpaid. HMRC is currently carrying out communications activities to ensure apprentices know what they’re entitled to and what they can do if they think they’re not paid correctly. We also want to help employers get the minimum wage right and know that help and support is available. They would like to ask for your support to help us reach apprentices and their employers.

They have produced an online stakeholder toolkit which includes: suggested social media posts and images short blogs a myth buster a few illustrative wage calculations useful links to further information sources They would like to ask you to use this material and share these important messages with apprentices and their employers via your own channels, including your social media platforms. The messages can be personalised as necessary. They will be posting messages on our own social media platforms including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter over the coming weeks. Feel free to check in and share and/or like posts.

They very much appreciate any support you can give them on this important issue to make sure apprentices get what they’re legally entitled to. Please feel free to contact them via email at if you have any questions about this email or how to use the stakeholder toolkit.