National Minimum Wage Increases 1 April


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Posted on 30 Mar 2017

The National Minimum Wage rates increase from 1 April 2017.

The new rates are as follows:

  • national living wage (workers aged 25 and over): £7.50 (up from £7.20)
  • standard adult rate (workers aged 21-24): £7.05 (up from £6.95)
  • development rate (workers aged 18-20): £5.60 (up from £5.55)
  • young worker rate (under 18 but above compulsory school age): £4.05 (up from £4.00)
  • apprentice rate: £3.50 (up from £3.40).

The accommodation offset is £6.40 each day (up from £6.00).

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