The NMW which applies to 21 and 22 year-olds has risen from £8.20 to £8.36 and the NLW has risen from £8.72 to £8.91. 23 and 24-year-olds are now eligible for the NLW, prior to 1 April 2021, only workers aged 25 and over were eligible.
The rates for NMW and NLW for all employees are as follows:
|Previous rate||Rate from April 2021||Increase|
|National Living Wage||£8.72||£8.91||2.2%|
|21-22 year-old rate||£8.20||£8.36||2.0%|
|18-20 year-old rate||£6.45||£6.56||1.7%|
|16-17 year-old rate||£4.55||£4.62||1.5%|
Contact our Payroll team if you have any queries regarding NMW or NLW on 01292 265071.