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Draft regulations to increase the National Minimum Wage published
06/02/2020

The draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2020 have been laid before Parliament and are due to come into force on 1 April 2020. The regulations will increase the various rates of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) as follows:

  • the NLW rate for workers aged 25 and over will rise from £8.21 to £8.72 per hour
  • the NMW standard rate for workers aged 21 to 24 will rise from £7.70 to £8.20 per hour
  • the NMW development rate for workers aged 18 to 20 will rise from £6.15 to £6.45 per hour
  • the NMW young workers rate for those aged 16 and 17 will rise from £4.35 to £4.55 per hour
  • the NMW apprentice rate for apprentices under 19 years of age or those aged 19 and over but in the first year of their apprenticeship will rise from £3.90 to £4.15 per hour
  • the daily offset for the provision of living accommodation will rise from £7.55 to £8.20 per day.

Swansea Office

144 Walter Road
Swansea
SA1 5RW

T: 01792 543 520

E: mail@gordondown.co.uk

Cardiff Office

Temple Court
13a Cathedral Road
Cardiff
CF11 9HA

T: 02920 786633

E: info@gordondown.co.uk

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