Minimum Wage Changes April 2018

Minimum Wage Changes April 2018

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1 Apr 2018

On 1st April 2018 the national living wage (NLW) and national minimum wage rates (NMW) will increase. The new rates are as follows:

  • For those aged 25 & over - NLW rises by 33p from £7.50 per hour (ph) to £7.83 ph
  • For those aged 21 but under 25 NMW will rise from £7.05 ph to £7.38 ph
  • For those aged 18 – 20 NMW rate will rise from £5.60 ph to £5.90 ph
  • For those aged 16 – 17 NMW rate rises from £4.05 ph to £4.20 ph
  • The apprentice rate will rise from £3.50 ph to £3.70 ph

Increases in Statutory Sick Pay (to £92.05 per week), Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay Statutory Adoption Pay and Shared Parental Pay (all now £145.18 per week) also apply from April 1st.

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