Two Million Workers Receive Pay Rise
Two million of UK’s lowest paid workers to receive pay rise from today
An estimated two million of the UK’S lowest-paid workers will receive pay rise from today as statutory minimum wages increase.
The Living Wage Foundation said workers paid the voluntary so-called Real Living Wage will receive £1,150 more over the coming year, and £3,800 in London, compared with those on the statutory rate. Ministers said the increase means a full-time worker on the National Living Wage will be taking home £5,400 more annually than they were in 2010, and it will particularly benefit workers in sectors such as retail, hospitality, and cleaning and maintenance.
The increases are £8.72 to £8.91 an hour for workers over the age of 23; from £8.20 to £8.36 for those aged 21-22; from £6.45 to £6.56 for 18 to 20-year-olds; from £4.55 to £4.62 for under-18s; and £4.15 to £4.30 for apprentices.
For more information see govenment website.
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