# Running a sandwich shop on the National Minimum Wage Curriculum links For underpinning the following Functional Maths coverage & range statements: Level.

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Running a sandwich shop on the National Minimum Wage Curriculum links For underpinning the following Functional Maths coverage & range statements: Level 1 Add and subtract decimals up to two decimal places Level 2 Carry out calculations with numbers of any size in practical contexts, to a given number of decimal places August 2011. Kindly contributed by Claire Douglas, Newcastle College. Search for Claire on www.skillsworkshop.orgwww.skillsworkshop.org Visit the download page for this resource to find detailed teaching notes, SfL curriculum links and the accompanying PDF worksheet. August 2011. Kindly contributed by Claire Douglas, Newcastle College. Search for Claire on www.skillsworkshop.orgwww.skillsworkshop.org Visit the download page for this resource to find detailed teaching notes, SfL curriculum links and the accompanying PDF worksheet.

National Minimum Wage

‘The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is a minimum amount per hour that most workers in the UK are entitled to be paid. If you are being paid below the NMW you can contact the Pay and Work Rights Helpline for confidential help’ (www.direct.gov.uk)

How much?? There are different levels of NMW, depending on your age and whether you are an apprentice. The current rates are: UK National Minimum Wage from 1 O ctober 2011  £6.08 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over  £4.98 - the 18-20 rate  £3.68 - the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18  £2.60 - the apprentice rate, for apprentices under 19 or 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship The age at which you are entitled to the main rate was reduced from 22 to 21 on 1 October 2010. The apprentice rate was introduced on the same date. Source: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/NationalMinimumWage/index.htm There are different levels of NMW, depending on your age and whether you are an apprentice. The current rates are: UK National Minimum Wage from 1 O ctober 2011  £6.08 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over  £4.98 - the 18-20 rate  £3.68 - the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18  £2.60 - the apprentice rate, for apprentices under 19 or 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship The age at which you are entitled to the main rate was reduced from 22 to 21 on 1 October 2010. The apprentice rate was introduced on the same date. Source: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/NationalMinimumWage/index.htm

Jake – 35 years old Amelia - 16 years oldLee - 20 years old Joe - 17 years old UK National Minimum Wage from 1 O ctober 2011  £6.08 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over  £4.98 - the 18-20 rate  £3.68 - the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18 Source: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/NationalMinimumWage/index.htm UK National Minimum Wage from 1 O ctober 2011  £6.08 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over  £4.98 - the 18-20 rate  £3.68 - the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18 Source: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/NationalMinimumWage/index.htm Sandwich Shop

How much would it cost to employ Jake and Amelia for 1 hour? £6.08 £3.68 + £9.76 UK National Minimum Wage from 1 O ctober 2011  £6.08 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over  £4.98 - the 18-20 rate  £3.68 - the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18 UK National Minimum Wage from 1 O ctober 2011  £6.08 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over  £4.98 - the 18-20 rate  £3.68 - the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18

The manager of the Newcastle branch has a £17 budget to staff the busy 12 o’clock lunch hour on Friday. Can he afford to employ all 4 members of staff? How much over / under budget will he be? Sandwich Shop

£6.08 £3.68 £3.68 + £4.98 No – he can’t afford to pay all 4 staff members, he would be £1.42 over budget. £18.42 UK National Minimum Wage from 1 O ctober 2011  £6.08 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over  £4.98 - the 18-20 rate  £3.68 - the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18 UK National Minimum Wage from 1 O ctober 2011  £6.08 - the main rate for workers aged 21 and over  £4.98 - the 18-20 rate  £3.68 - the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18 Jake – 35 Lee – 20 Joe – 17 Amelia - 16 Jake – 35 Lee – 20 Joe – 17 Amelia - 16

Joe - 17 Calculate how much Joe would earn for an 8 hour shift. £3.68 x8 £29.44

X £360p8p 8 £24£4.8064p £29.44

Now complete the worksheet

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