Minimum wage increases, a reminder

The National Minimum Wage increased on April 1st 2018 as a result of the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018.  The amendments include an annual increase to the minimum wage and the national living wage.  

The new levels are:

•    Workers aged 25 years or older will receive the national minimum wage of £7.83 (previously £7.50)
•    Workers aged between 21 – 24 will receive a national minimum wage of £7.38 (previously £7.05)
•    Workers who are aged between 18-20 will receive £5.90 (previously £5.60)
•    Those aged under 18 will receive £4.20 (previously £4.05)
•    The apprenticeship rate also increases from £3.50 to £3.70

For advice on rates of pay or other employment issues Lawgistics members con contact the legal team.


Authors: Polly Davies

Published: 02 May 2018


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