37 employers who failed to pay workers minimum wage

The government has named and shamed companies found to have not paid workers the minimum wage.

Business minister Jo Swinson said in total the 37 companies owed employers £177,000 in arrears.

Paying less than the minimum wage is illegal, immoral and completely unacceptable. If employers break this law they need to know that we will take tough action by naming, shaming and fining them as well as helping workers recover the hundreds of thousands of pounds in pay owed to them

  • Jo Swinson

The 37 employers are:

1. Kings Group LLP, Hertfordshire

Neglected to pay £53,808.91 to 53 workers

2. Kings Group Lettings LLP, Hertfordshire

Neglected to pay £26,893.43 to 49 workers

3. Chi Yip Group Ltd, Middleton

Neglected to pay £15,566.78 to 13 workers

4. Kingsclere Nurseries Ltd trading as Abacus Day Nursery, Newbury

Neglected to pay £12,904.19 to 8 workers

5. Ms Thap Thi Ly trading as Sweet N Sour, Fleetwood

Neglected to pay £11,039.14 to 2 workers

6. Michael Kearney trading as Electrical Estimates, Ceredigion

Neglected to pay £5,557.91 to 4 workers

7. ABC Early Learning and Childcare Centre UK Ltd, Wolverhampton

Neglected to pay £5,329.25 to 68 workers

8. C J Hartley Ltd trading as Headwork, Sheffield

Neglected to pay £4,762.64 to 4 workers

9. Mrs Kelly Jayne Lockley trading as Diva Hair Design, Walsall

Neglected to pay £4,103.65 to a worker

10. Browncow Tanning Ltd trading as Fake Bak Hair & Beauty Boutique, Glasgow

Neglected to pay £3,406.66 to 2 workers

11. J Wood Joiners & Builders Ltd, Edinburgh

Neglected to pay £3,373.19 to 4 workers

12. Louise Ross Trading as Luxe Salon, Leeds

Neglected to pay £3,368.13 to a worker

13. H&M Hennes & Mauritz UK Ltd, London

Neglected to pay £2,604.87 to 540 workers

14. Building Projects Ltd, Dundee

Neglected to pay £2,345.85 to 3 workers

15. David A Farrer Ltd, Morecambe

Neglected to pay £2,261.00 to a worker

16. Julian’s Hair Salon Ltd, Newbury

Neglected to pay £2,131.35 to a worker

17. Motorists Discount Store Ltd trading as TMS Autoparts, Manchester

Neglected to pay £2,025.19 to a worker

18. Ms Dawn Platts trading as Level 2 Hair Studio, Barnsley

Neglected to pay £1,186.89 to a worker

19. Myers and Family Ltd, Wakefield

Neglected to pay £1.598.82 to a worker

20. Welcome Break Holdings Ltd, Newport Pagnell

Neglected to pay £1,318.70 to 19 workers

21. Callum Austin Ltd trading as Jason Austin Hairdressers, Kettering

Neglected to pay £1,899.66 to 2 workers

22. Mrs Karen Riley Trading as Crave, Preston

Neglected to pay £1,179.09 to 7 workers

23. RPM Performance Rally World Ltd, Maldon

Neglected to pay £998.71 to a worker

24. Ego Hair & Beauty (Anglia) Ltd, Colchester

Neglected to pay £985.55 to a worker

25. Mr Jinit Shah trading as Crystal Financial Solutions, Middlesex

Neglected to pay £941.65 to a worker

26. Counted4 Community Interest Company, Sunderland

Neglected to pay £930.73 to a worker

27. HAE Automotive Services Ltd, Harrogate (ceased trading)

Neglected to pay £798.16 to a worker

28. Vision on Digital Ltd, Ossett

Neglected to pay £683.86 to a worker

29. Ultimate Care UK Ltd, Ipswich

Neglected to pay £613.79 to 7 workers

30. Century Motors (Sheffield) Ltd, Sheffield

Neglected to pay £571.72 to a worker

31. Mr D Eastwell & Mr G Brinkler trading as The Salon, Letchworth Garden City

Neglected to pay £409.85 to a worker

32. Rumble (Bedworth) Ltd, Nuneaton

Neglected to pay £404.41 to a worker

33. Shannons Ltd, Worthing

Neglected to pay £313.76 to a worker

34. Holmes Cleaning Company, Worksop

Neglected to pay £240.48 to a worker

35. Learnplay Foundation Ltd, West Bromwich

Neglected to pay £224.73 to a worker

36. Adrien Mackenzie trading as Maverick Models, Manchester

Neglected to pay £205.52 to a worker

37. QW Security Ltd, Hartlepool

Neglected to pay £126.20 to a worker

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