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Increase in minimum wage rates on Friday, 1 April 2022

As a business owner or manager, you need to be ready for the increase in minimum wage rates on Friday, 1 April 2022.

If you have not yet talked to your accountant, payroll provider or your finance/HR teams, now is the time. It’s also an opportunity to check your employment records, processes and systems.

The details of the changes are:

  • The adult minimum wage will increase from $20.00 to $21.20 per hour.
  • The minimum wage for starting-out and training will go up from $16.00 to $16.96 per hour.
  • All rates are before tax and any lawful deductions for example PAYE tax, student loan repayment, child support

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Please contact us for more employment support for both employees and employers.

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