Don't forget

The following changes (per hour) to the national minimum wage take place from April 1:

  • The rate for workers aged 21 to 24 increases from £6.95 to £7.05
  • The rate for workers aged 18 to 20 increases from £5.55 to £5.60
  • The young workers rate (non-apprentices aged under-18 but above compulsory school age) increases from £4.00 to £4.05
  • The apprentice rate increases from £3.40 to £3.50

Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they are either aged under 19 or aged 19 and over and in their first year of apprenticeship