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Minimum Wage 2017

 

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1 April 2016

1 April 2017

Minimum wage (per hour)

£6.97

£7.18​

Trainee rate year 1 (per hour)

£5.23

£5.39​

Trainee rate year 2 (per hour)

£6.10

£6.28​

Maximum weekly offset against minimum wage for accommodation

£76.29

£78.58​

Maximum weekly offset against minimum wage for accommodation and food

£101.71

£104.76​

Maximum weekly offset trainee rate for accommodation

£57.22

£58.94​

Maximum weekly offset trainee rate for accommodation and food

£76.28

£78.57​

 Tips or gratuities - however these are paid to the employee - will not count toward the payment of the minimum wage.

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