The national minimum wage will increase from April 2018

By November 27, 2017Uncategorized

Following the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission, the government will increase the national minimum wage from April 2018 to the following rates:


Apprentices: from £3.50 to £3.70 an hour;

16-17 year olds: £4.05 to £4.20 an hour;

18-20 year olds: £5.60 to £5.90 an hour;

21-24 year olds: £7.05 to £7.38 an hour. 


The national living wage for those aged 25 and over will also increase from £7.50 an hour to £7.83 an hour from April 2018 (this will give a full-time worker an annual £600 pay increase)