Great! We wholeheartedly support this.
Placement students deserve to be offered a decent allowance to provide for their essential needs whilst on placement (and maybe the odd luxury too!).
‘HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is targeting 200 employers who recently advertised internships to check they are paying people properly. The agency, which is responsible for enforcing the national minimum wage, will carry out “targeted checks”. The move comes as the government outlines new guidance to young interns to ensure they are properly paid.’ Read more