nmw2017Drummond Laurie Chartered AccountantsThe National Minimum Wage is the minimum pay per hour almost all workers are entitled to. The National Living Wage is higher than the National Minimum Wage – workers get it if they’re over 25.

It doesn’t matter how small an employer is, they still have to pay the correct minimum wage.

It’s a criminal offence for employers to not pay someone the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage, or to fake payment records. Employers who discover they’ve paid a worker below the correct minimum wage must pay any arrears immediately.

As from April 2017 NLW and NMW rates will increase as follows:


For more information on this, any other payroll or auto enrolment queries please contact Gillian Niven on 01324 441280 or email gillian.niven@drummondlaurie.co.uk