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Changes to National Minimum Wage April 2017

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The increase to the NMW comes into effect on 1 April 2017

Below is the minimum hourly rate that almost all workers are entitled to by law.

New National Minimum Wage rates:

Age / Type Amount

  • National Living Wage 25+ £7.50
  • 21 -24 £7.05
  • 18-20 £5.60
  • Over school age but not yet 18 £4.05
  • Apprentice Rate £3.50

Other Statutory Payments

  • Statutory Maternity Pay/adoption £140.98 per week
  • Statutory Sick Pay £89.35