Author: Polly Davies
Published: May 2, 2018
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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