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National minimum wage increase from 01 April 2022

Adrian Fryer

The government has confirmed that it has accepted the views of the Low Pay Commission and apply the following increases in the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage from 01 April 2022:

The new rates are:

  • Age 23 and over (the National Living Wage) – £9.50 per hour (up from £8.91)
  • Ages 22 and 23 – £9.18 (up from £8.36)
  • Ages 18 to 20 – £6.83 (up from £6.56)
  • Ages 16 and 17 – £4.81 (up from £4.62)
  • Apprentice rates – £4.81 (up from £4.30)

The government has also accepted that the exemption from NMW rates for live-in domestic workers is unfit for purpose and should be removed when parliamentary time allows.

 

Adrian Fryer, Partner & Head of Employment

t: 0151 224 0539

e: adrian.fryer@bermans.co.uk

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