15 February 2018

Dear Customers,

As many of you may know, in April 2018 the following changes will take effect raising the National Minimum Wage. Please see the rates below:

Details April 2017 April 2018
Workers aged 25 and over £7.50 £7.83
Workers aged 21-24 £7.05 £7.38
Workers aged 18-20 £5.60 £5.90
Workers ages 16-17 £4.05 £4.20
Apprentice rate £3.50 £3.70

 

With the same announcement, Statutory Sick Pay, Lower earnings limit and Maternity/Paternity/Adoption will also increase as of April 2018. Please see the rates below:

 Details From April 2017 From April 2018
Maternity/Paternity/Adoption £140.98 £145.18
Sick pay £89.35 £92.05
Lower Earnings Threshold £113 £116

 

If we currently handle a service relating to the above, these adjustments will be made automatically, as per the legal requirement. Should you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 02392 38800.