New National Minimum Wage rates came into force on 1st April 2017
The table below shows the new National Minimum Wage rates and how they compare over the last 12 months.
Companies should review whether the National Living Wage or National Minimum Wage is having an impact on their pay scales. Contact Commissioning HR to undertake a pay review.
|Age||From 1 April 2016||From 1 October 2016||From 1 April 2017|
|Workers aged 25 and over (National Living Wage)||£7.20 an hour||£7.20 an hour||£7.50 an hour|
|Workers aged 21-24||£6.70 an hour||£6.95 an hour||£7.05 an hour|
|Development rates for workers aged 18-20||£5.30 an hour||£5.55 an hour||£5.60 an hour|
|Young workers rate for workers aged 16-17||£3.87 an hour||£4.00 an hour||£4.05 an hour|
|Apprentices under 19, or over 19 and in first year of the apprenticeship||£3.30 an hour||£3.40 an hour||£3.50 an hour|