The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is the minimum pay per hour almost all workers are entitled to by law.
National Minimum Wages rates depend upon the employee’s age and whether they are an apprentice. An employee must be at least school leaving age to be eligible.
|Effective Date||Aged 25+||Aged 21 to 24||18 to 20||16 to 17||Apprentice*|
|01 Apr 2019||£8.21||£7.70||£6.15||£4.35||£3.90|
|01 Apr 2018||£7.83||£7.38||£5.90||£4.20||£3.70|
|01 Apr 2017||£7.50||£7.05||£5.60||£4.05||£3.50|
|01 Oct 2016||£7.20||£6.95||£5.55||£4.00||£3.40|
|01 Apr 2016||£7.20||£6.70||£5.30||£3.87||£3.30|