The National Minimum Wage is the minimum pay per hour almost all employees are entitled to be paid by law.
These rates apply from 1 April 2020.
|Category of worker||Hourly rate|
|Aged 25 and above (national living wage rate)||£8.72|
|Aged 21 to 24 inclusive||£8.20|
|Aged 18 to 20 inclusive||£6.45|
|Aged under 18 (but above compulsory school leaving age)||£4.55|
|Apprentices aged under 19||£4.15|
|Apprentices aged 19 and over, but in the first year of their apprenticeship||£4.15|