National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage
From 1 April 2021, the National Living Wage increased to £9.50 an hour.
As an employer, you need to be aware that the hourly rates for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage increased from 1 April 2022.
The National Living Wage increased by 6.6%, from £8.91 an hour to £9.50.
At the same time, the rate for the National Minimum Wage has also risen.
Employees underpin every successful business, and it is right that they are treated fairly at work, receive a decent wage and have the opportunity to develop a career.
More than 2 million people across the UK receive the National Living Wage or National Minimum Wage.
Measured increases support Britain’s workforce, while recognising the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on business.
They are a key part of the Government’s commitment to levelling up the UK and providing equal opportunities for all, as part of its plan to Build Back Fairer.
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