Changes to National Minimum Wage & National Living Wage Rates

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Important notice for all Clients:-

These rates change on the 1st April 2017.

Changes are as follows:-

25 and Over       upto £7.50 per hour from £7.20 per hour

21-24                    upto £7.50 per hour from £6.95 per hour

18-20                    upto £5.60 per hour  from £5.55 per hour

Under 18             upto  £4.05 per hour from £4.00 per hour

Apprentice*       upto £3.50 per hour from £3.40 per hour

*Apprentices

Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they’re either:

  • aged under 19
  • aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship

Example 1

An apprentice aged 22 in the first year of their apprenticeship is entitled to a minimum hourly rate of £3.40

Apprentices are entitled to the minimum wage for their age if they both:

  • are aged 19 or over
  • have completed the first year of their apprenticeship

Example 2

An apprentice aged 22 who has completed the first year of their apprenticeship is entitled to a minimum hourly rate of £6.95

 

For any further queries please contact your Temp Consultant

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Mark Woffenden is a Director of Lucy Walker Recruitment, leading North of England commercial recruiter. Mark has over 18 years experience in the sector and is heavily involved in the finance, marketing and strategy of the business.