NMW and Living Wage Increase

On the 1st April 2017, the national living and minimum wages go up.

The new rates are as follow:

Aged 25 and over (NLW) £7.50 per hour
Aged 21 – 24 £7.05 per hour
Aged 18 – 20 £5.60 per hour
Aged 16 – 17 £4.05 per hour
Apprentices under 19, or in first year of Apprenticeship. £3.50 per hour

The REC has worked with HMRC to produce a guide? If you would like a copy please give the office a call and we will send one over to you.

Sandra Smart

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I believe that recruitment is at the heart of a growing economy and that a different type of recruitment service, with honesty, efficiency and integrity at its heart, can benefit all. Octopus Personnel is the result of hard work, focus and commitment to that vision – to delivering consistently great results for our candidates and clients alike, as well as ensuring the agency is a vibrant, inclusive, inspirational place to work and develop rewarding careers.