National Living and Minimum Wage Increases 2019 - The BESA
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Friday, March 15, 2019

National Living and Minimum Wage Increases 2019

The National Living Wage (NLW) and the National Minimum Wage (NMW) are as follows with effect from 1 April 2019:
 
National Living Wage (workers aged 25 and older)

  • Increased from £7.83 to £8.21 per hour.

National Minimum Wage

  • workers aged 21 to 24 increased from £7.38 to £7.70 per hour.
  • workers aged 18 to 20 increased from £5.90 to £6.15 per hour.
  • young workers (non-apprentices aged under 18) increased from £4.20 to £4.35   per hour.
  • apprenticeship rate increased from £3.70 to £3.90 per hour.

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