From April 2020 the National Living Wage increased to £8.20 per hour for over 25’s.

The national living wage is definitely worth paying attention as it could lead to a significant increase in your staff costs, especially if some of your workforce are over 25 and being paid at the current national minimum wage rate.

The below is the changes for April 2020:

Wage band Current rate from 1 April 2020 Previous rate (April 2019 to March 2020)
25 and over £8.72 £8.21
21 to 24 £8.20 £7.70
18 to 20 £6.45 £6.15
Under 18 £4.55 £4.35
Apprentice £4.15 £3.90

If you are concerned about these changes or worried about whether your business can afford the increased wages burden, give our HR specialist Donna a call on 01474 853 856 or email We have a number of solutions available to help your business.

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Donna Bygrave

Personnel Manager

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