Increases to National Minimum Wage, statutory family-related pay and sick pay


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Increases to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will apply from 1 April

  • The National Living Wage for those who are 23 and over rises from £8.91 to £9.50;
  • The NMW for those aged 21 and 22 rises from £8.36 to £9.18;
  • The NNW for those aged 18 to 20 will rise from £6.56 to £6.83;
  • The NMW for those aged under 18 will rise from £4.62 to £4.81; and
  • The apprentice rate will rise from £4.30 to £4.81.

Meanwhile, on 3 April the weekly rates of statutory maternity, adoption, paternity, shared parental and parental bereavement pay rise from £151.97 to £156.66.

Finally, the weekly rate of statutory sick pay rises on 6 April, from £96.35 to £99.35.

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