Draft regulations proposing to increase the NMW rates from 1 April have been published.

NMW

NMW rates from 1 April 2018

The proposed rates from 1 April will be as follows:

  • The national living wage (workers aged 25 and over) – £7.83.
  • The standard adult rate (workers aged between 21 and 24) – £7.38.
  • The development rate (workers aged between 18 and 20) – £5.90.
  • The young workers rate (workers aged under 18 but above the compulsory school age who are not apprentices) – £4.20.
  • The apprentice rate- £3.70.

 

The accommodation offset will be £7.00 each day from 1 April.

Reference: Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018