From the 1st April 2018 the National Minimum Wage and National Living wage will be changing. For all employers currently paying staff at Minimum wage / National Living Wage levels please note the below increases;
Minimum Wage from April 2018
Ages 21 to 24 – £7.38
Ages 18 to 20 – £5.90
Under 18 – £4.20
Apprentice – £3.70
To be entitled to the apprentice rate, an employee must be either;
• Aged under 19
• Aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship
National Living Wage
Age 25 and over – £7.83
To be entitled to the National Living Wage the worker must be aged 25 and over.