Are you ready for the National Living Wage?

Mar 23, 2016
UK workers aged over 25 and earning the minimum national wage of £6.70 per hour will see a 50p increase from 1 April, 2016.

Minimum WageThe National Living Wage supports the government’s vision of a higher wage, lower welfare, lower tax society.   Workers aged 25 or over and not in the first year of an apprenticeship will be legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour.  

Make sure you’re paying your staff correctly from 1 April as the National Living Wage will be enforced as strongly as the current National Minimum Wage.  Make sure you:  

  • Check you know who is eligible in your organisation.  For more information visit GOV.UK’s employment status page: www.gov.uk/employment-status/overview

  •   Let your staff know about their new pay rate;  

Information courtesy of Ibex HR Ltd, 0844 902 2526, www.ibex-hr.co.uk.