National Minimum Wage 2016 - 2017

27th July 2013

 

The National Minimum Wage is a minimum amount per hour that most workers in the UK are entitled to be paid.

The following rates came into effect April 2018:

  • the adult rate increased to £7.83 an hour
  • the rate for 21-24 year olds increased to £7.38 an hour
  • the rate for 18-20 year olds increased to £5.90 an hour
  • the rate for 16-17 year olds increased to £4.20 an hour
  • the apprentice rate increased to £3.70 an hour