Employment law annual updates

posted by admin on August 22, 2018


National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Increases in hourly rates of pay for both the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage. Details in the table below.

Future changes for both will take place in April of each year.


April 2018



Statutory payments – April 2018

Maternity/Paternity/Adoption  £145.18
Sick pay £92.05
Lower Earnings Threshold £116.00
National Living Wage (workers aged 25 and over) £7.83
National Minimum Wage
Workers aged 21-24 £7.38
Workers aged 18-20 £5.90
Workers ages 16-17 £4.20
Apprentice rate £3.70

Source: ACAS Employment law update 2018-2019

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