International Timber has increased the minimum rate of pay for its employees ahead of the Government’s introduction of the National Living Wage in April.
The firm said it will also support young people more and has extended the minimum wage increase to employees over the age of 21 rather than age 25 recommended by the Government.
“At International Timber our employees play a vital role in making our customer service the best it can be,” said Ross Baxter of International Timber. “Our colleagues are the face of our brand and the greeting our customers get each day.
“With that in mind, we’ve increased the minimum employee’s hourly rate of pay ahead of the Government’s introduction of the National Living Wage in April 2017. But we took the decision to go beyond the National Living Wage so will be paying all of our employees at least £7.80 per hour.”