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Lord Mendelsohn to ask Her Majesty's Government what were the details of their awareness-raising campaign to promote compliance with National Minimum Wage legislation as it relates to internships; what assessment they have made of the impact of HMRC's Promote programme on reducing the number of unpaid internships; and what other action they are taking to reduce the number of unpaid internships.  HL2705 [I]

Question HL2705: tabled on 30 October 2017 and due for answer by 13 November 2017

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the details of their awareness-raising campaign to promote compliance with National Minimum Wage legislation as it relates to internships; what assessment they have made of the impact of HMRC's Promote programme on reducing the number of unpaid internships; and what other action they are taking to reduce the number of unpaid internships.
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Director, Cyber Protection Ltd (digital security)
Europa Healthcare Group Ltd and related companies (interest ceased 16 April 2022)
Cyber Protection Ltd
Dakota Holdings (interest ceased 16 April 2022)
Hellstorm Ltd (interest ceased 16 April 2022)
Build Up Academy Ltd (interest ceased 16 April 2022)
Europa Healthcare Group Ltd (formerly Europa Hospitals Group Ltd) (healthcare) (interest ceased 16 April 2022)
Cyber Protection Ltd (digital security)
Dakota Holdings (bid vehicle) (interest ceased 16 April 2022)
Tokamak Energy Ltd (energy)
Sportlight Technology Ltd (formerly Sportslate Ltd) (sports technology)
Whalar Ltd (digital content creation marketplace)
Director, Europa Healthcare Group Ltd (formerly Europa Hospitals Group Ltd) (healthcare) (interest ceased 16 April 2022)
Director, Dakota Holdings (bid vehicle) (interest ceased 16 April 2022)
Director, Hellstorm Ltd (publishing) (interest ceased 16 April 2022)
Director, Build Up Academy Ltd (education and training) (interest ceased 16 April 2022)