Don't forget

National minimum wage increases won’t come in until April. The current rates as of 1 April 2018 are:

The rate for workers aged 21 to 24 increases from £7.05 to £7.38

The rate for workers aged 18 to 20 increases from £5.60 to £5.90

The young workers rate (non-apprentices aged under-18 but above compulsory school age) increases from £4.05 to £4.20

The apprentice rate increases from £3.50 to £3.70

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