United Kingdom: National Minimum Wage to Increase in 2023

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The United Kingdom will increase the country’s national living wage on 1 April 2023  


The government of the United Kingdom will raise the country’s national living wage (NLW) to £10.42 on 1 April 2023. The government will also increase the minimum wage rates for young workers between the age of 16 and 22.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of the UK will increase the country’s NLW by 9.7 %. According to the government announcement, the NLW is on track to reach the government’s target of two-thirds of current median earnings by 2024.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of the UK’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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