National Minimum Wage for year starting 1 April 2021

Posted on 23rd March 2021 by David Rudd

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As an employer, it is critical that you ensure your team are paid at least to the level of the National Minimum Wage per hour.

The levels change each year, so we want to ensure you are fully aware of the change due to come into force from 1 April 2021.

The below is a summary of the amounts which need to be paid per hour:



  21 TO 24

  18 TO 20

  UNDER 18


01/04/21 to 31/03/22






01/04/20 to 31/03/21






01/04/19 to 31/03/20






01/04/18 to 31/03/19






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David Rudd

David is an Accountant with over 15 years’ experience in helping a large number of different business owners in numerous sectors from consulting agencies to every area of construction you can think of.

At home dealing with numerous different types of accounting software from Xero to QBO and everything in between.  David is always on the lookout for new technology to help business owners to create more time for themselves and their teams.

With a healthy ambition of never resting on the results of yesterday, David is at his best when working with ambitious business owners who want to improve their businesses for eventual sale.

In his spare time, David is often found cheering on his two boys at football, building Lego (which he pretends is for his boys) or watching the latest TV series on Netflix.

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