Minimum wage increase
The rates have increased as of the 1 April 2017, so employers must check they are adhering to the new rates.
From 1 April 2017
NLW rate for workers aged 25 and over
the main rate for workers aged 21-24
the 18-20 rate
the 16-17 rate for workers above school leaving age but under 18
the apprentice rate **
Employers paying less are in breach of minimum wage legislation and are liable be fined 200% of arrears owed to workers, up to a maximum penalty of £20,000 per worker.
Please get in touch if you need further advice.