National Minimum Wage Increase April 2019
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour most workers in the UK are entitled to by law. This has now increase from April 1st, 2019.
The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice.
These are the rates for National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. The rates will change every April.
New wage rates:
Workers aged 25 and over: £8.21 per hour
Workers aged 21 – 24 years: £7.70 per hour
Workers aged 18 – 20 years: £6.15 per hour
Workers aged 16 – 18 years: £4.35 per hour
Apprentice rate – £3.90 to per hour
It doesn’t matter how big or small an employer is, they still must pay the correct minimum wage.
For further information or support with this please contact our team today.