New National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates from 1 April 2021
From 1 April 2021, the National Living Wage (“NLW”) will increase by 2.2% from £8.72 to £8.91, and will be extended to 23 and 24 year olds for the first time.
For workers aged under 23, the increases are smaller.
The new rates are as follows:
|Rate from April 2020||Rate from April 2021||Increase|
|National Living Wage||£8.72||£8.91||2.2%|
|21-22 Year Old Rate||£8.20||£8.36||2.0%|
|18-20 Year Old Rate||£6.45||£6.56||1.7%|
|16-17 Year Old Rate||£4.55||£4.62||1.5%|