Don’t get caught out

Just a quick reminder to all you employers out there that the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates will be increased from 1st April 2017

The rates will change as follows:

 

Apprentice
Under 18
18-20
21-24
25+

Current Rate

£3.40
£4.00
£5.55
£6.95
£7.20

April 2017 Rate

£3.50
£4.05
£5.60
£7.05
£7.50

 

Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they’re aged 19 or under, or over 19 but in their first year of their apprenticeship. They are entitled to Minimum Wage if they are 19 or over and completed the first year of their apprenticeship.

More information is available at this Government web page.