Payroll Legislation

What is UK National Minimum Wage in 2022?

Legislation

What is UK National Minimum Wage in 2022?

Due Date

1 April 2022

Summary

Here is the National Minimum Wage from April 2022.

Age bracketNMW current rateNMW April 2022 onwards% increase
Apprentices£4.30£4.8111.9%
16-17£4.62£4.814.1%
18-20£6.56£6.834.1%
21-23£8.36£9.189.8%
23+£8.91£9.506.6%
Accommodation offset£8.36£8.704.1%

*National Living Wage applies to adults age 23 and above from 1 April 2022.

The National Minimum Wage is the minimum pay per hour almost all workers are entitled to by law. Use the National Minimum Wage Calculator to check if you’re paying a worker the National Minimum Wage or if you owe them payments from past years.

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