Stop Press: Increase in National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

7 March 2023

On 1‌‌‌ April‌‌‌ 2023, the government will increase the National Living Wage (for workers aged 23 years and over) and the National Minimum Wage (for those of at least school leaving age):


23 and over 

21 to 22

18 to 20

Under 18 / Apprentice

April 2022 (current rate)






April 2023






Last year, HMRC recovered £16.8 million in arrears for 155,000 workers that had been underpaid and issued a total of 696 penalties to employers (amounting to £13 million).


Daniel Hobbs

Call 1998

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