- The United Kingdom increased the national minimum wage and the national living wage by 9.7%
The United Kingdom (UK) government introduced a new national minimum wage and the national living wage on April 1, 2023. The full increases from April 1, 2023, are:
- National Living Wage (23+) has increased 9.7%, from £9.50 to £10.42
- National Minimum wage (21-22) has increased by 10.9%, from £9.18 to £10.18
- National Minimum Wage (18-20) has increased by 9.7%, from £6.83 to £7.49
- National Minimum Wage (under 18) has increased by 9.7%, from £4.81 to £5.28
- Apprentice Rate has increased 9.7% from £4.81 to £5.28
- The Accommodation Offset also increased 4.6% from £8.70 to £9.10
For additional information on the increase, check here.
What are the Changes?
The government of the UK increased the national minimum wage and the national living wage by 9.7%. According to the government, the uplift will particularly benefit workers in sectors such as retail, hospitality, and cleaning and maintenance, as well as women from ethnic minority backgrounds.
Continue to check the government of the UK’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of the United Kingdom