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What are the changes to the Living Wage and the Minimum Wage in April 2017?

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What are the changes to the Living Wage and the Minimum Wage in April 2017?

Both the Living Wage and the Minimum Wage will be increasing.

The rates from 1 April 2017 will be:

  • £7.50 per hour (up 30p) - aged 25 and over
  • £7.05 per hour (up 10p) - aged 21-24
  • £5.60 per hour (up 5p) - aged 18-20
  • £4.05 per hour (up 5p) - aged 16-17
  • £3.50 for apprentices under 19 (up 10p). And those 19 and over who are in the first year of apprenticeship.

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