NATIONAL LIVING WAGE & NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced increases to the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage in the budget, as from April 2019.

Year                   25 + Over         21-24          18-20         Under 18       Apprentice
April 2018:          £7.83             £7.38           £5.90          £4.20              £3.70
April 2019:          £8.21             £7.70           £6.15           £4.35              £3.90

Note: Apprentices

Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they are either:

a) Aged under 19

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

They are entitled to the minimum wage for their age if they are both:

a) Aged 19 or over, and

b) Have completed the first year of their apprenticeship