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Attention: Changes to the National Minimum Wage

30 September 2016 #Employment

Compliance with the National Minimum Wage is a legal obligation, make sure you are in the know and don’t fall foul of the law. 

From 1 October 2016 the NMW will be as follows:

  • £6.95 per hour for 21 – 24 year olds;
  • £5.55 per hour for 18 – 20 year olds;
  • £4.00 per hour for workers under the age of 18;
  • £3.40 per hour for apprentices under 19, or those over 19 in their first year of training.

For over 25 year olds the National Living Wage continues to apply, requiring a minimum rate of pay of £7.20 an hour.

Failure to comply can land hefty fines, reputational damage and even criminal prosecutions, getting it right is crucial.

For further information on compliance with National Minimum Wage laws, please feel free to contact our employment law team on 

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