Minimum Wage information from Employment Law Birmingham




Employment Law Birmingham solicitors advise employers and employees in relation to all wage requirements and wage disputes.  The minimum wage is the amount by law an employer must pay an employee and this is non-negotiable, parties cannot enter into a legal contract of employment agreeing there to be a lower hourly rate.

The up to date rates for minimum wage hourly rates are :

  • Employee 21 years and over - £6.19
  • Employee 18-20 - £ 4.98
  • Employee 16-17 - £ 3.68
  • Apprentice £2.68

Our solicitors regularly draw up employment law contracts and accordingly we advise on wage levels and also how to resolve any disputes that arise in relation to payments due or wage levels.

Contact Employment Law Birmingham if you require legal advice in relation to wage disputes or minimum wage entitlements.

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