Published On 02/04/2017
From 1 April 2017 the national minimum wage increased as did the National Living Wage.
If you are a worker aged 25 and over, and not in your first year of an apprenticeship, you are legally entitled to at least the National Living Wage. Until 31 March 2017, this was £7.20 per hour. From 1 April 2017, it went up to £7.50 per hour.
If you are a worker aged under 25, or an apprentice, you are legally entitled to at least the National Minimum Wage. From 1 April 2017, this went up.
|Date||25 & over||21 to 24||18 to 20||Under 18||Apprentice|
|1 October 2016||£7.20||£6.95||£5.55||£4.00||£3.40|
|1 April 2017 (current rate)||£7.50||£7.05||£5.60||£4.05||£3.50|