As of 1 April 2018, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for workers aged between 18 and 20 is £5.90 per hour. 16 and 17-year-olds are entitled to at least £4.20 per hour. Apprentices under the age of 19 (or over the age of 19 but in the first year of their apprenticeship) are entitled to £3.70 per hour.
National minimum wage rates are adjusted each year. Under the age of 16, there is no minimum wage protection.