Current Minimum & National Living Wage

Unsure about the minimum wage and allowances? The ABRS have been advised the only allowance which can be offset against the minimum wage is the accommodation allowance of £6.40 per day or £44.80 per week.

  • Current Minimum Wage and National Living Wage updated annually in April. Source https://www.gov.uk/

Year

Age 25+

21 - 24

18 – 20

Under 18

Apprentice

October 2016

£7.20

£6.95

£5.55

£4.00

£3.40

April 2017

£7.50

£7.05

£5.60

£4.05

£3.50


  • Current rates for the accommodation allowance - updated in April. Check out the government website where you will find details on how this allowance is calculated. There is a guide available to download too.

Year

Daily Accommodation Offset rate

Weekly accommodation offset rate

October 2016

£6.00

£42.00

April 2017

£6.40

£44.80

 

Your queries on this and other employment issues can be answered by the BGA Employers Zone (full membership of the ABRS is required to access the BGA site). 

 

 

 

 

 


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