National minimum wage rates – April 2018
The national living wage will increase, taking the current minimum level of pay for individuals aged 25 and over from £7.50 an hour to £7.83 an hour.
The national minimum wage rate increases:
21- 24 year olds from £7.05 an hour to £7.38 an hour
18-20 year olds from £5.60 an hour to £5.90 an hour
16-17 year olds from £4.05 an hour to £4.20 an hour
Apprentices will move from £3.50 an hour to £3.70 an hour.
(which applies to apprentices aged under 19 or those aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship)