Discuss the introduction and impact of the National Minimum Wage in Britain. To what extent did its introduction point to a major shift in the British model of employment relations?

Discuss the introduction and impact of the National Minimum Wage in Britain. To what extent did its introduction point to a major shift in the British model of employment relations?

  1. Develop an argument be critical and analytical not describe !
  2. Include at least 2 relevant graph or table in the appendix part
  3. Need to apply at least 5 theories from
    3.1 Williams, S. (2014) Introducing Employment Relations: A Critical Approach, 3Rd edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press., chapters 1 (3 – 32) , 2 (35 – 68) and, chapter 3 (69 – 102).
    3.2 Hepple, B (2013) ‘Back to the Future: Employment Law under the Coalition Government’, Industrial Law Journal, Vol. 42, No. 3, September 2013. in the essay
  4. Use all list of textbook below to write an essay
    4.1 Casebourne, J. et al (2006) Employment Rights at Work – Survey of Employees 2005, London: Dept of Trade and Industry, Employment Relations Research Series 51.
    4.2 Crouch, C (2010) ‘British Industrial Relations: Between Security and Flexibility’, in Colling, T and Terry, M (eds.) (2010) Industrial Relations Theory and Practice, 3rd edition, Chichester: Wiley, 29 – 53.
    4.3 Crouch, C (1999) ‘Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Policy: New Life in an Old Connection’, in Social Policy and Administration 33(4): 437-57.
    4.4 Dickens, L. and Hall, M. (2010) ‘The Changing Legal Framework of Employment Relations’, in Colling, T and Terry, M (eds) Industrial Relations, 3rd edition, Chichester: Wiley.
    4.5
    Flanders, A. (1974) ‘The Tradition of Voluntarism’, British Journal of Industrial Relations, 12(3): 352–70.
    4.6 Gosling, A. and Lemieux, T. (2004) ‘Labor Market Reforms and Changes in Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom and the United States’, in Card, D., Blundell, R. and Freeman, R. (eds) Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms 1980 – 2000, Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, pp. 275 – 312.
    4.7 *Hyman, R (2010) ‘British industrial relations: the European dimension’ In: Colling, Trevor and Terry, Mike, (eds.) Industrial Relations: Theory and Practice. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, 54-80.
    4.8 Lloyd, C., Mason, G. and Mayhew, K. (eds.) (2008) Low-Wage Work in the United Kingdom, New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
    4.9 *Low Pay Commission (2014) National Minimum Wage: Report 2014, London: HMSO, Executive Summary, https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/288847/The_National_Minimum_Wage_LPC_Report_2014.pdf.
    4.10 *Metcalf, D. (2008) ‘Why has the British National Minimum Wage had Little or No Impact on Employment?’, Journal of. Industrial Relations 50: 489-512.
    4.11 Salamon, M (2003) ‘The State’, in Hollinshead, G., Nicholls, P. and Tailby, S. (2003) Employee Relations, 2nd edition, London: FT Prentice Hall, 175 – 204.
    4.12 *Undy, R. (1999) ‘The New Labour Industrial Relations Settlement: The Third Way’, British Journal of Industrial Relations, 37(2).
    Williams, S (2014) Introducing Employment Relations: A Critical Approach, 3Rd edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press., chapter 3 (69 – 102).