National Minimum Wage rates rise

The National Minimum Wage rose on 1st April as follows:

  • Age 23 or over: £9.50
  • Age 21-22: £9.18
  • Age 18-20: £6.83
  • Under 18: £4.81
  • Apprentice: £4.81

You're entitled to the apprentice rate if you're an apprentice aged:

  • under 19
  • 19 or over, and in the first year of your current apprenticeship agreement

If you're 19 or over and have completed the first year of your current apprenticeship, you're entitled to the minimum wage for your age.

https://www.acas.org.uk/national-minimum-wage-entitlement