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In 2017, the Chancellor confirmed plans to increase the National Minimum Wage by 4.7% on 1 April 2018.

From 1st April 2018 the new rates will be:

Age

Current Rate

Rate from 1st April 2018

25 and over

£7.50

£7.83

21 to 24

£7.05

£7.38

18 to 20

£5.60

£5.90

Under 18

£4.05

£4.20

Apprentice*

£3.50

£3.70

*If under 19 or in first year of apprenticeship (otherwise refer to age bands). The apprenticeship rate does not apply to Higher Level Apprenticeships.

To find out more, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates 

For any guidance and support in light of these changes, get in touch on 01695 556 800 or contact info@buildingcareersuk.com

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