The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage are set to increase on 1 April 2018.

The current National Minimum Wage for those aged 25 and over is £7.50 and set to increase by 33p to £7.83. Elsewhere, from 1 April, the National Minimum Wage rates for other age groups are:

  • those aged 21 to 24 will receive £7.38 per hour at an increase of 33p
  • those aged 18 to 20 will receive £5.90 per hour at an increase of 30p
  • those aged 16 to 17 will receive £4.20 per hour at an increase of 15p
  • those on the apprentice rate will receive £3.70 per hour at an increase of 20p per hour

For more information on the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates please visit the GOV.UK website.

Posted on: Friday 23rd March 2018