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National Minimum Wage Increases

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SUMMARY: As of 1 April 2017 the new rates prescribed by the national Minimum Wage legislation come into effect.

THE CHANGES

The following changes to the national minimum hourly wage will take effect from 1 April 2017

1 October 2016 From 1 April 2017
National Living Wage £7.20

£7.50

Standard Adult Rate £6.95

£7.05

Development Rate £5.55

£5.60

Young Workers Rate £4.00

£4.05

Apprenticeship Rate £3.40

£3.50

THE CATEGORIES

THE NATIONAL LIVING WAGE

This rate applies to workers aged 25 or over.

THE STANDARD ADULT RATE

This rate applies to workers aged 21 or over.

THE DEVELOPMENT RATE 

This rate applies to workers aged between 18 and 20 inclusive.

THE YOUNG WORKERS’ RATE

This rate applies to workers aged below 18 but above the compulsory school age but who are not apprentices.

APPRENTICESHIP RATE

This rate was introduced in October 2010 and applies to all apprentices under 19 years of age or those aged 19 and over but in the first year of their apprenticeship.

CONTACT DETAILS

For more details about the national minimum wage changes please contact:

fgmedia@fgsolicitors.co.uk

+44 (0) 1604 871143

This update is for general guidance only and does not constitute definitive advice.

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Call us on:  0808 172 93 22

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES

national-living-wage

SUMMARY: As of 1 April 2017 the new rates prescribed by the national Minimum Wage legislation come into effect.

THE CHANGES

The following changes to the national minimum hourly wage will take effect from 1 April 2017

1 October 2016 From 1 April 2017
National Living Wage £7.20

£7.50

Standard Adult Rate £6.95

£7.05

Development Rate £5.55

£5.60

Young Workers Rate £4.00

£4.05

Apprenticeship Rate £3.40

£3.50

THE CATEGORIES

THE NATIONAL LIVING WAGE

This rate applies to workers aged 25 or over.

THE STANDARD ADULT RATE

This rate applies to workers aged 21 or over.

THE DEVELOPMENT RATE 

This rate applies to workers aged between 18 and 20 inclusive.

THE YOUNG WORKERS’ RATE

This rate applies to workers aged below 18 but above the compulsory school age but who are not apprentices.

APPRENTICESHIP RATE

This rate was introduced in October 2010 and applies to all apprentices under 19 years of age or those aged 19 and over but in the first year of their apprenticeship.

CONTACT DETAILS

For more details about the national minimum wage changes please contact:

fgmedia@fgsolicitors.co.uk

+44 (0) 1604 871143

This update is for general guidance only and does not constitute definitive advice.