National Living Wage increase to protect workers’ living standards

The Low Pay Commission’s recommendations on the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates which will apply from 1 April 2022. These recommendations have been accepted in full by the Government.

The NLW and NMW rates from 1 April 2022 are:

Rate from April 2022 Current rate

(April 2021 to March 2022)

National Living Wage £9.50 £8.91 6.6%
21-22 Year Old Rate £9.18 £8.36 9.8%
18-20 Year Old Rate £6.83 £6.56 4.1%
16-17 Year Old Rate £4.81 £4.62 4.1%
Apprentice Rate £4.81 £4.30 11.9%
It’s important to know how this legislation will affect you, Bennett Staff team are here to support you with any queries, questions or concerns you may have over this change in legislation.