National minimum wage changes 2019

From April 2019 the new National Living wage and minimum wage rose to:

The rate of the compulsory NLW for adults aged 25 and over will increase from £7.83 to £8.21 per hour on 1 April 2019.

The revised NMW rates that will also take effect on 1 April 2019 are:
Workers aged 21-24 to increase from £7.38 to £7.70 per hour
Workers aged 18-20 to increase from £5.90 to £6.15
Workers aged 16 and 17 to increase from £4.20 to £4.35
Apprentices aged under 19 or in the first year of their apprenticeship to increase from £3.70 to £3.90

If you need any support in implementing the NLW, or with managing any of your people issues, contact Aspire HR at or