In April 2020 the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage are due to increase

In April 2020 the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage are due to increase.

25 and over: Currently £8.21 rising to £8.72 per hour

21 to 24: Currently £7.70 rising to £8.20 per hour

18 to 20: Currently £6.15 rising to £6.45 per hour

Under 18: Currently £4.35 rising to £4.55 per hour

Apprentice: Currently £3.90 rising to £4.15 per hour

 

What is the NLW and NMW?

The government sets a minimum amount you must get paid on average for the hours you work. This is called the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW) if you’re aged 25 or over.

 

Who gets the apprentice rate?

You’re entitled to the apprentice rate if you’re an apprentice aged:

under 1919 or over, and in the first year of your current apprenticeship agreement

If you're 19 or over and have completed the first year of your current apprenticeship, you're entitled to the minimum wage for your age.

For more information take a look at the governments website https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-announces-pay-rise-for-28-million-people