National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage rates are to increase from 1 April.

The National Living Wage (for over 25-year-olds) will increase 6.2% from £8.21 to £8.72.

For other age groups and apprentices the rates will increase as follows:

  • 21-24-year-olds: 6.5% from £7.70 to £8.20 
  • 18-20-year-olds: 4.9% from £6.15 to £6.45
  • Under-18s: 4.6% from £4.35 to £4.55
  • Apprentices: 6.4% increase from £3.90 to £4.15