New NMW & NLW come into force on 1st April 2017

The New National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates are coming into force from 1/4/2017.

Aged 25 or over £7.50 per hour

Aged 21 to 24 £7.05 per hour

Aged 18 to 20 £5.60 per hour

Under 18 £4.05 per hour

Apprentice £3.50

Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they are either

a) Aged under 19 or

b) Aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship