Further to the budget announcements , the changes to rates of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) have been confirmed for April 2021. These are in line with the recommendations that were made by the Low Pay Commission.
They are as follows:
|Current rate||From April 2021||Increase|
|25 years +||£8.72||£8.91||2.2%|
The National Minimum Wage is the minimum pay per hour that an eligible worker in the UK is entitled to which depends on their age and the year of their apprenticeship. For further information about this and the National Living Wage, visit the government website here.
You can read more about the National Minimum Wage and how it is enforced here.
If you are concerned that you are not being paid the correct wage, please send us an email to see how we can assist.
Molly Dilling, 23rd April 2021