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April 2023 NMW increases

Following the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, the national living wage (NLW) and national minimum wage (NMW) rates will increase from 1 April 2023. The increase will be as follows:

 Current Rate (April 2022 – March 2023)New Rate (with effect from 1 April 2023)
23 and over£9.50£10.42
21 to 22£9.18£10.18
18 to 20£6.83£7.49
Under 18£4.81£5.28
Apprentice£4.81£5.28

Other statutory rate increases for April 2023 are as follows:

  • The weekly rate for Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Parental Bereavement Pay, and the Statutory Maternity Allowance will increase from £156.66 per week to £172.48 per week.
  • The weekly rate of Statutory Sick Pay will increase from £99.35 per week to £109.40 per week.