New rates for National Minimum Wage and Living Wage

Blog - National Minimum Wage April 2021

The rates for the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage are changing.


From April 2021, workers will be entitled to the new rates. The National Living Wage will now apply to those aged 23 and over (previously this was age 25).



To find out more, and which rate applies to you, head to

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Sandra Smart

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