National Minimum Wage Increases from 1 April 2018


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Posted on 19 Feb 2018

Draft Regulations increasing the National Minimum Wage from 1 April 2018 have been laid before Parliament.  The new rates will be as follows:

  • £7.83 - national living wage (workers aged 25 and over) 
  • £7.38 - standard adult rate (workers aged between 21 and 24) 
  • £5.90 - development rate (workers aged between 18 and 20)
  • £4.20 - young workers rate (workers aged under 18 but above the compulsory school age who are not apprentices) 
  • £3.70 – apprentices rate.

The accommodation offset will be £7.00 each day.

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