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National Minimum Wage Increases Effective from 1 April 2018

The National Minimum Wage has increased with effect from 1 April 2018.

The National Minimum Wage increases are as follows:

Year                  25 and over       21 to 24        18 to 20        Under 18      Apprentice

April 2018                £7.83                 £7.38                £5.90                £4.20             £3.70

April 2017                £7.50                 £7.05                £5.60                £4.05             £3.50

It is important to note that there are some individuals that do not qualify for the NMW. These include those who are self employed, voluntary workers, company directors, and family members who live in the home of the employer and do household chores. 

If you are an employer, please ensure that you have advised your employees and updated their gross pay accordingly.

If you would like more information on the National Minimum Wage increases please contact one of the team at Spirare.