Currently the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for this age group of £6.70 per hour. Workers aged less than 25 years must continue to be paid the National Minimum Wage.
The current National Minimum Wage rates are:
- Apprentices £3.30 per hour
- Under 18s £3.87 per hour
- 18 – 20 £5.30 per hour
- 21 to 24 £6.70 per hour
Anyone above 24, the new National Living Wage rate must be applied.
HM Treasury have created a National Living Wage website that sets out employers’ responsibilities in more detail.