The National Minimum Wage Increases from 1 April 2017

15 February 2017

The National Minimum Wage will increase with effect from 1 April 2017 to the following rates:

    -The National Living Wage for workers aged 25 and over will be £7.50

    -The standard adult rate for workers aged between 21 and 24 will be £7.05

    -The development rate for workers aged between 18 and 20 will be £5.60

    -The young workers rate for workers aged 16-17 will be £4.05

    -The apprentice rate will be £3.50

Any employer who currently pays the NMW should carry out a review of its payroll and ensure that the new pay rates are inputted in good time before its April pay date.

To discuss anything in the article further, please contact Michelle Tudor in our Employment team on 01483 464292 or alternatively email