National Minimum Wage 2020 - 2021

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 2020:

  • the adult rate increased to £8.72 an hour
  • the rate for 21-24 year olds increased to £8.20 an hour
  • the rate for 18-20 year olds increased to £6.45 an hour
  • the rate for 16-17 year olds increased to £4.55 an hour
  • the apprentice rate increased to £4.15 an hour