National Minimum Wage 1st April 2017

From the 1st April 2017 minimum wage increases take effect.

Date

25 & over

21 to 24

18 to 20

Under 18

Apprentice

1st  April 2017

£7.50

£7.05

£5.60

£4.05

£3.50

 (source www.gov.uk)

Apprenticeship wage is for an apprentice in their first year of a formal apprenticeship training programme. An apprentice will need to be working for at least 30 hours per week, this includes the time they are in their apprentice training programme, whether it is at a central location or online learning.

The wages shown are the minimum level, and employer can choose to pay more.  Some employers pay salary, and some