The National Minimum Wage (“NMW”) is paid to workers under the age of 25, whilst the National Living Wage (“NLW” - not to be confused with the similarly titled, but purely advisory “Living Wage”) is paid to workers aged 25 and over.
From 1st April:-
- The NLW for those aged 25 and over will increase from the current £7.83 to £8.21 per hour;
- The NMW for those aged between 21 and 24 will increase from £7.38 to £7.70 per hour;
- The NMW for those aged between 18 and 20 will increase from £5.90 to £6.15 per hour;
- The NMW for those from school leaving age to the age of 17 will increase from £4.20 to £4.35 per hour, and
- The NMW for apprentices will increase from £3.70 to £3.90 per hour.
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