The minimum wage is set to increase for the beginning of the new 18/19 tax year.
The new rate becomes applicable next pay reference period that begins on or after the date:
- a rate increase begins (6th April 2018)
- an employee reaches a new age bracket.
These rates are subject do change and reviewed annually by the Low Pay Commission.
A Table Outlining the Minimum Hourly Rates for 2018/2019
|Date of rate||25 and over||21 to 24||18 to 20||Under 18||Apprentice|
|From April 2018||£7.83||£7.38||£5.90||£4.20||£3.70|
|From April 2017 to|
|From October 2016 to|
|From April 2016 to|
‘Changes to the Rates’ ACAS, 2018