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National Living Wage to increase by 2.2%

Time Published 1 December 2020

The National Living Wage will increase from next year, April 2021, to £8.91 per hour from £8.72 currently. This is a 2.2% increase.

The age bracket for the full National Living Wage is reduced for the first time to include 23 and 24 year olds.

The increases in full are:

  • Age 25 and over: currently £8.72 per hour to £8.91 per hour (2.2%)
  • 23 & 24 years old: currently £8.20 also to £8.91 per hour (8.65%)
  • 21 & 22 years old: currently £8.20 per hour to £8.36 an hour (2.0%)
  • 18 & 19 years old: currently £6.45 per hour to £6.56 per hour (1.7%)
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