National Minimum Wage 2019/2020

By November 27, 2018Legal Update
Minimum Wage UK | HR Solutions

Further to the budget announcements at the end of October 2018, rate changes to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) have been confirmed for April 2019. These are in line with the recommendations that were made by the low pay commission.

They are as follows:

Current rate Future rate (from April 2019) Increase
25 years and over (National Living Wage) £7.83 £8.21 4.9%
21-24 years £7.38 £7.70 4.3%
18-20 years £5.90 £6.15 4.2%
16-17 years £4.20 £4.35 3.6%
Apprentice rate £3.70 £3.90 5.4%
Accommodation offset £7.00 £7.55 7.9%

The National Minimum Wage is the minimum pay per hour that an eligible worker in the UK is entitled to which depends on their age and the year of their apprentinceship.  For further information about the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the National Living Wage (NLW) visit

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