How does National Minimum and National Living Wage work?

In this section you will find links to information on various aspects of NMW.

From 1 April 2016, the Government introduced a National Living Wage (NLW) for adults aged 25 or over. The NLW is higher than the NMW and will be changed every April. The NMW changes every October.

Last reviewed/updated 1 July 2022