National Minimum & National Living Wage rates have increased today (April 1st), seeing a National Living Wage rise of 2.2% for those 23+ yrs, equivalent of more than £345 extra per year for someone working full-time.
For the first time ever, National Living Wage has lowered the age threshold from 25 to 23 years old.
The new rates are:
23 and over £8.91
21 to 22 £8.36
18 to 20 £6.56
Under 18 £4.62
In full, the increases from April 1 2021 are:
- National Living Wage (23+) has increased 2.2%, from £8.72 to £8.91
- National Minimum Wage (21-22) has increased 2%, from £8.20 to £8.36
- National Minimum Wage (18-20) has increased 1.7% from £6.45 to £6.56
- National Minimum Wage (under 18) has increased 1.5% from £4.55 to £4.62
- Apprentice Rate has increased 3.6% from £4.15 to £4.30
Today we are in the process of updating all of our job ads to coincide with the new rates. If you’re seeking a new work placement please take a look at our current vacancies with your local branch, we have a variety of opportunities available from Industrial to Commercial roles:
Worksop (+Doncaster) https://www.essentialrecruitment.co.uk/branch/worksop/