National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) increases – April 2024


The Government has announced the rates of the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) which will come into force from April 2024.

The new rates that apply from 1st April 2024 are as follows: 

NMW Rate Increase in pence Percentage increase
National Living Wage (21 and over) £11.44 £1.02 9.8%
18-20 Year Old Rate £8.60 £1.11 14.8%
16-17 Year Old Rate £6.40 £1.12 21.2%
Apprentice Rate £6.40 £1.12 21.2%
Accommodation Offset £9.99 £0.89 9.8%


More information

Read our casestudy from 2019 on how we helped a small family Zoo apply NLW/NMW increases.

Read our Performing Salary Reviews with People Inc. HR Article to see how People Inc. HR can help.

Read more about other UK Employment Legislation Changes in 2024

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