Rates from 1 April 2021

These rates are for the National Living Wage (for those aged 23 and over) and the National Minimum Wage (for those of at least school leaving age) from 1 April 2021.  Part-time and full-time workers will be eligible for these rate.  

  23 and over  21 to 22  18 to 20  Under 18  Apprentice 
April 2021      £8.91  £8.36  £6.56  £4.62  £4.30 


National Living Wage rates change every April.    

When the living wage was introduced the main minimum wage rate was £6.50 per hour so the living wage represents an increase of 37% by 2021.