Employers should start to prepare for the new National Minimum Wage rates which come into effect in April 2020. The new rates are:

25 and over21 to 2418 to 20Under 18Apprentice
Rate£8.72£8.20£6.45£4.55£4.15

It is expected that the new rate for Statutory maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay and adoption pay will increase to £151.20 per week and Statutory sick pay to £95.85, however these rates will be confirmed closer to the time.  If you have any questions or need more information please contact our Payroll Team on 028 9032 3466 or Email payroll@bakertillymm.co.uk