Minimum hourly wages rate will rise

From 1st April 2018;

  • 16-17: £4.20 (up from £4.05)
  • 18-20: £5.90 (£5.60)
  • 21-24: £7.38 (£7.05)
  • Overs 25’s: £7.83 (£7.50)
  • Apprentices: £3.70 (£3.50)

Also from 1st April 2018

  • Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental pay: £145.18 (up from £140.98.) On 9th April maternity allowance will also increase to that amount.

(Information from Legal Essentials)

Hourly wages increase