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Minimum Wage

 Minimum Wage for 2016 and increases from 1 April 2017.

 

2016

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 & food

£101.71

£104.76

Maximum weekly offset against trainee rates   for accommodation

£57.22

£58.94

Maximum weekly offset against trainee rates for accommodation & food

£76.28

£78.57

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

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