On the 1 April 2017 the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage increased.
Here’s what you need to pay your staff as a minimum per hour:
|National Minimum Wage|
|National Living Wage (25+)||£7.50|
|Adult rate (21-24)||£7.05|
|Young adult (18-20)||£5.60|
|16-17 year old||£4.05|
You can check you’re paying the right amount by using Minimum Wage Calculator.
“It’s a criminal offence for employers to not pay someone the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage, or to fake payment records”.
More about The Living Wage