National Minimum Wage rate reminder for employers: Summer staff
All workers are legally entitled to be paid the National Minimum Wage (NMW). This includes temporary seasonal staff, who often work short-term contracts in bars, hotels, shops and warehouses over the summer.
The National Minimum Wage hourly rates from 1 April 2022 are:
- £9.50 – age 23 or over (National Living Wage)
- £9.18 – age 21 to 22
- £6.83 – age 18 to 20
- £4.81 – age under 18
- £4.81 – apprentice
Employers can contact the Acas helpline for free help and advice.
Please contact us if you need help with your payroll.