National Living Wage increases to £8.72 per hour from April 2020
Article by:Makbool Javaid |
The Government has accepted the Low Pay Commission recommendation that the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) hourly rates should increase in April 2020 as follows: (a) the NLW increases from £8.21 to £8.72 for workers aged 25 and over; (b) the NMW wage increases from £7.70 to £8.20 for 21 to 24 year olds, from £6.15 to £6.45 for 18 to 20 year olds, from £4.35 to £4.55 for 16 to 17 year olds and from £3.90 to £4.15 for apprentices aged under 19 or in the first year of their apprenticeship. The Accommodation Offset for accommodation provided by the employer also increases from the current £7.55 per day to £8.20 per day.
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