National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage

The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice – you must be a least school leaving age to get it.

Age From 1 October 2016 From 6 April 2016
 21-24 and 25+  £6.95 and £7.20 £6.70 and £7.20
 18-20  £5.55 £5.30
 Under 18  £4.00 £3.87
 Apprentice rate Under 19 or 19 and above in 1st year of trading  £3.40 £3.30
Minimum Holidays 28 days ( 5.6 weeks) which can include statutory holidays