The Minimum & Living Wage rates rising on 1st April.

The following are the new rates for the National Living Wage (for those aged 23 and over) and the National Minimum Wage (for those of at least school leaving age). The rates change on 1 April every year.

  23 and over21 to 2218 to 20Under 18Apprentice
April 2023 (current rate) £10.42 £10.18 £7.49 £5.28 £5.28

From 1 April 2024, workers aged 21 and over will be entitled to the National Living Wage.

  21 and over18 to 20Under 18Apprentice
April 2024 £11.44 £8.60  £6.40  £6.40 


Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they’re either:

  • aged under 19
  • aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship

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