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National Minimum Wage and Living Wage

National Minimum Wage and Living Wage

The minimum wage a worker should get depends on their age and if they’re an apprentice.

The National Minimum Wage is the minimum pay per hour almost all workers are entitled to. The National Living Wage is higher than the National Minimum Wage - workers get it if they’re over 25.

It does not matter how small an employer is, they still have to pay the correct minimum wage.

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates

National Minimum Wage and Living Wage calculator for employers

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