Minimum Wage 2018

 

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1 April 2017

1 April 2018

Minimum wage (per hour)

£7.18

£7.50

Trainee rate year 1 (per hour)

£5.39

£5.63

Trainee rate year 2 (per hour)

£6.28

£6.56

Maximum weekly offset against minimum wage for accommodation

£78.58

£82.12

Maximum weekly offset against minimum wage for accommodation and food

£104.76

£109.47

Maximum weekly offset trainee rate for accommodation

£58.94

£61.59​

Maximum weekly offset trainee rate for accommodation and food

£78.57

£82.10

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

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