Minimum Wage Rates

The new National Living Wage and Minimum Wage Rates apply from 1st April 2017;

 

  • Adult Rate (21 – 24 year olds) £7.05 per hour (from £6.95)
  • 18 -20 year olds £5.60 per hour (from £5.55)
  • 16-17 year olds £4.05 per hour (from £4.00)
  • Apprentice Rate £3.50 per hour (from £3.40)
  • Minimum Living Wage Rate for over 25s – £7.50 per hour (from £7.20).

 

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently named and shamed 198 companies for failing to comply with NMW regulations. These included football clubs, hotels, care homes and hairdressers and they owed in excess of £466,000.