New Minimum Wage Rates From Today
1st April 2019
1.8 million workers earning the National Living Wage will receive an additional £690 over the year from today.
These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. The rates change every April.
These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage.
From April 2019
Year 25 and over - £8.21
21 to 24 - £7.70
18 to 20 - £6.15
Under 18 - £4.35
Apprentice - £3.90
1.8 million workers earning the National Living Wage (NLW) will receive an additional £690 over the year from today (Monday 1 April), as the biggest ever increase to NLW comes into effect.
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is also increasing. This includes £7.70 per hour for 21 to 24-year olds, providing an additional £580 over the year for full-time workers, and £6.15 for 18 to 20-year olds, providing full-time workers with an additional £455 over the year. Taken together with changes to NLW, 2.1 million people will be receiving a pay increase from today, with workers in the retail and hospitality sectors due to benefit the most.