The ‘national living wage’ of £7.20 per hour is the minimum wage that must be paid to workers aged 25 or over. The other categories of worker still exist, and these are currently their prescribed rates.

  • workers for whom the apprenticeship rate applies – minimum wage: £3.30/hour;
  • workers under 18: £3.87/hour;
  • workers under 21: £5.30/hour;
  • workers under 25: £6.70/hour.

These rates increase each April, so we would suggest you keep abreast of developments. We will endeavour to keep you updated, but the Government also publishes the rates here

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