National Living Wage in the UK

With effect from 1 April 2020, the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage applied at the following rates in the UK:

National Living Wage (NLW)
25 and over                         £8.72

National Minimum Wage (NMW)
21 to 24                             £8.20
18 to 20                             £6.45
Under 18                            £4.55
Apprentice                         £4.15 *
*Note: under 19 or in first year of apprenticeship

UK employers are now advised to review the eligibility of their employees to ensure compliance with this increase.

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