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National Minimum Wage Changes From April 2022


This guide explains the changes to the rate of National Minimum Wage that will come into effect from April 2022.

What are the changes?

The following rates are effective from 1 April 2022.

Age Hourly Rate (£)
23 and older 9.50
21 - 22 9.18
18 - 20 6.83
16 - 17 4.81
Apprenticeship 4.81

The apprentice rate applies to people aged under 19, or people over 19 but in the first year of their apprenticeship.

If the apprentice is older than 19, and have finished their first year of their apprenticeship, they are entitled to the relevant minimum wage for their age group.

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