Minimum Wage 2020/21

  • National Minimum Wage rates apply to employees up to the age of 24.
  • National Living Wage (NLW) rates apply to employees 25 and over.
  • The Apprentice rate applies to apprentices under 19, or 19 and over in the first year of apprenticeship.
  • Penalties apply to employers who fail to pay minimum wages.
Age NLW 21-24 18-20 16-17 Apprentice
From 1 April 2020 £8.72 £8.20 £6.45 £4.55 £4.15