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2018 Minimum Wage Increases

03 Jan 2018

Good news for students - the national minimum wage is scheduled to increase in April 2018! The new rates that will apply from 1st April were announced by the government in the Autumn 2017 budget.


Latest UK minimum wage rates


Under 18's: Rates will rise from £4.04 to £4.20 per hour

18-20's: Rates will rise from £5.60 to £5.90

21-24's: Rates will rise from £7.05 to £7.38

Over 25's: Rates will rise from £7.50 to £7.83

Full details on current rates are available at https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

The Low Pay Commission say this will be the largest increase in 10 years for 18-24 year olds, with a rise of 4.7 per cent for 18-20s and 5.4 per cent for 21-24s.


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