National Minimum Wage rates

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