What is the current rate for the national minimum wage?
Workers aged 23 and over are entitled to £8.91 per hour (the national living wage rate). Workers aged 21 or over but under 23 are entitled to £8.36 per hour. Workers aged 18 or over but under 21 are entitled to £6.56 per hour. Workers under 18 who are no longer of compulsory school age are entitled to £4.62 per hour. Apprentices who are aged under 19 or in the first 12 months of the apprenticeship are entitled to £4.30 per hour.
These rates are effective for pay reference periods starting on or after 1 April 2021.