The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on an employee's age and whether they are an apprentice.
Employees must be at least:
Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they’re either:
Apprentices are entitled to the minimum wage for their age if they:
These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. The rates change every April:
For hourly rates that have been set up at employer level in BrightPay, simply amend the rate in the 'Employer' utility > 'Hourly Rates'.
Any amendment made here, will automatically update all employees currently assigned to that hourly rate.
For assistance with setting up global hourly rates, click here.
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