New increases to the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage come into effect on 1st April 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

New increases to the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) come into effect on 1st April 2017. Historically the NMW increased every October however starting from tomorrow – 1st April, any increases will occur every April annually to align with the NLW.

The new rates are:

 

Rates

National Living Wage (NLW)

£7.50 per hour - 25 yrs old and over

 

National Minimum Wage (NMW)

  • £7.05 per hour - 21-24 yrs old
  • £5.60 per hour - 18-20 yrs old
  • £4.05 per hour - 16-17 yrs old
  • £3.50 for apprentices under 19 or 19 or over who are in the first year of apprenticeship.

 

 

Working from offices in Stoke-on-Trent, Cream Personnel Services is a name that is synonymous with recruitment in North Staffordshire and South Cheshire. Established in 1973 we have become the first choice Recruitment Agency for job seekers and employers throughout the region.

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