National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage - enforcement

National Minimum Wage and Living Wage - criminal offences

Guide

There are six criminal offences relating to the minimum wage:

  • refusal or wilful neglect to pay the minimum wage
  • failing to keep or preserve minimum wage records
  • causing or allowing a false entry to be made in minimum wage records
  • producing or furnishing false records or information
  • intentionally delaying or obstructing a compliance officer
  • refusing or neglecting to answer questions, give information or produce documents to a compliance officer

See National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage - record keeping.