National Living and Minimum Wage Rates from 1st April 2022

From 1st April 2022:

National Living Wage (Employees aged 23 and over) – £ 9.50 per hour

The new National Minimum Wage rates are going up to:

21-24     £ 9.18 per hour
18-20     £ 6.83 per hour
16 & 17   £ 4.81 per hour

The Apprentice rate (Under 19 or over 19 and in their first year of apprenticeship) is £ 4.81 per hour


Accommodation provided by the Employer can be offset against the National Living and Minimum wage at a rate of £8.70 per day or £60.90 per week.

Please note:
Deductions from wages may impact on these hourly rates and therefore unlawfully bring the employee’s pay below the minimum level.
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