National Minimum Wage Increase – 6 April 2021

National Minimum Wage - Centric HR

If you have any employees who are paid at the National Minimum Wage remember that from 6 April the rates will increase in line with the Government provisions.


Category of worker – new minimum wage

Aged 23 and above (national living wage rate) £8.91 per hour

Aged 21 to 22 incisive £8.36 per hour

Aged 18 to 20 inclusive £6.56 per hour

Aged under 18 (but above compulsory school leaving age) £4.62 per hour

Apprentices aged under 19 £4.30 per hour

Apprentices aged 19 and over, but in the first year of their apprenticeship £4.30 per hour

For more information and advice on the minimum wage please contact us here.

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Sandra Berns

Sandra Berns

Centric HR was founded by Sandra Berns, a confident and versatile Human Resources and Organisational Development Practitioner with 25 years demonstrable experience and a Fellow of the CIPD. Sandra has both Operational and Strategic HR expertise across Public and Private sectors and has assisted senior teams in meeting challenging workforce objectives in many corporate environments.