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Biggest ever increase to National Living Wage comes into effect

Posted in : NI on 1 April 2019

1.8 million workers earning the National Living Wage (NLW) will receive an additional £690 over the year from today (Monday 1 April), as the biggest ever increase to NLW comes into effect.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is also increasing. This includes £7.70 per hour for 21 to 24-year olds, providing an additional £580 over the year for full-time workers, and £6.15 for 18 to 20-year olds, providing full-time workers with an additional £455 over the year. Taken together with changes to NLW, 2.1 million people will be receiving a pay increase from today, with workers in the retail and hospitality sectors due to benefit the most.  More here:
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/biggest-ever-increase-to-national-living-wage-comes-into-effect?utm_source=5d04d239-42ff-4053-af03-52ed0116d446&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=daily

This article is correct at 01/04/2019
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