The National Minimum Wage is the minimum pay per hour almost all workers are entitled to by law.
These rates apply from 1 April 2021.
Category of worker Hourly rate
Aged 23 and above (national living wage rate) £8.91
Aged 21 to 22 inclusive £8.36 Aged 18 to 20 inclusive £6.56
Aged under 18 (but above compulsory school leaving age) £4.62 Apprentices aged under 19 £4.30
Apprentices aged 19 and over, but in the first year of their apprenticeship £4.30