8 March 2021 by

Increase in the National Minimum Wage and the knock on effect on the Agricultural Sector

The recently announced increase to the national minimum wage has caused an uproar in some parts of the agricultural sector with several key players citing concerns over affordability and the jobs risks posed by the adjustment. They will have no option but to adopt lean operations and pass on the increased production costs to consumers. In this podcast, we outline the adjustments made and explain exemption procedure available to employers who cannot afford the adjusted wages.

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