The National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage

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The National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage

  • March 20, 2018
 

From 1st April 2018, the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage are increasing.

Are you 25 or over?

If you are a worker aged 25 and over, and not in your first year of an apprenticeship, you are legally entitled to at least the National Living Wage of £7.83 per hour
 
Are you under 25?
If you are a worker aged under 25, or an apprentice, you are legally entitled to at least the National Minimum Wage:
 
21 to 24: £7.38
18 to 20: £5.90
Under 18: £4.20
Apprentice: £3.70
 
Are you an apprentice?

If you are in your first year of your apprenticeship then you are legally entitled to at least the apprenticeship National Minimum Wage rate of £3.70 per hour.

If you are aged 19 or over and have completed the first year of your apprenticeship, then you are legally entitled to at least the National Minimum and Living Wage rates relevant to your age group.

If you are not sure what your current hourly rate is, then please click here and use the calculator to check.

For further advice click here to view the original source

Employers, for advice on how to ensure your workers are being paid correctly then please click here

 

 

 

 

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