National Minimum Wage Rates Update

Today sees the national minimum wage rise by 11p to £6.19, however the rate for those aged under 21 remains unchanged.

There are different levels of NMW, depending on your age and whether you are an apprentice. The current rates from today are:

  • £6.19 – the main rate for workers aged 21 and over
  • £4.98 – the 18-20 rate
  • £3.68 – the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18
  • £2.65 – the apprentice rate, for apprentices under 19 or 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship

For more information on the NMW click here.