Increase in National living wage from 1 April

31 March 2022

As usual, the national living wage and national minimum wage rates are increasing in April. It is a legal requirement to use the new rates in the first pay reference period which begins on or after 1 April. 




National Living Wage (age 23+)



NMW (aged 21-22)



NMW (aged 18-20)



NMW (aged 16-17)



NMW (Apprentice in first year of education)



Accommodation Offset



Information provided in this news article may be subject to change. Please make note of the date of publication to ensure that you are viewing up to date information.