New rates for National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Published on 03 April 2024
Added by Martin Woods

From the 1st of April 2024, the changes in respect of the above are as follows:

* If you are 21 and over, you will be entitled to £11.44 per hour (National Living Wage)

* If you are between 18-20, you are entitled to £8.60

* If you are under 18 or an Apprentice, you will be entitled to £6.40

Please note that to avail of the National Minimum Wage you must be at least of school leaving age

In Northern Ireland this means If you turn 16 during the school year (between the 1st of September and the 1st of July) you can leave school after the 30th of June.

If you turn 16 between 2 July and 31 August you can’t leave school until 30 June the following year.

You can access the relevant legislation by clicking on the link below