National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates for 2021

The UK Government has announced the rise in the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage from April 2021. For the first time, more younger people will be eligible for the National Living Wage, as the age threshold will be lowered from 25 to 23. In full, the increases are: National Living Wage (23+) to increase from £8.72 to £8.91National Minimum Wage (21-22) to increase from £8.20 to £8.36National Minimum Wage (18-20) to increase £6.45 to £6.56National Minimum Wage (under 18) to increase £4.55 to £4.62Apprenticeship Wage to increase from £4.15 to £4.30

8th Jan 2021 Welsh Government 3 week review update

Following the Welsh Government formal review of the alert level four lockdown restrictions, which were introduced at midnight on 19 December, all the measures will remain in place until 29 January. This means non-essential retail, hospitality venues, licensed premises and leisure facilities will remain closed. Unless there is a significant reduction in cases of coronavirus before 29 January – the date of the next three-week review of the regulations – school and college students will continue to learn online until the February half term. The First Minister is reminding people that in the current lockdown people must: Stay at homeWork from home if you can.Keep a 2m distance from others.Wear […]