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NMW/NLW changes

In the Autumn Budget the Chancellor announced new rates for the National Living Wage and Minimum Wage. These will come into effect from April 2018.

Statutory payments - April 2017

   From April 2017   From April 2018 
Maternity/Paternity/Adoption   £140.98  £145.18
Sick Pay  £  89.35  £  92.05
Lower Earnings Threshold  £113  £116
National Living Wage  £    7.50  £    7.83
National Minimum Wage    
Workers aged 21 - 24  £    7.05  £    7.38
Workers aged 18 - 20  £    5.60  £    5.90
Workers aged 16 - 17  £    4.05  £    4.20
Apprentice rate  £    3.50  £    3.70

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