Hidden in the detail of the Autumn budget, the Chancellor announced the increases to the National Minimum Wage that will apply from next April:

• from £7.05 to £7.38 for 21 to 24 year olds;
• from £5.60 to £5.90 for 18 to 20 year olds;
• from £4.05 to £4.20 for 16 and 17 year olds; and
• from £3.50 to £3.70 for apprentices.