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National minimum wage increase due to age change letter template

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This letter should be given to an employee informing them of a national minimum wage pay increase due to an change in their age.

The letter specifies the new rate of pay and the dates it will be effective.

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What is a National minimum wage increase due to age change letter?

Minimum wage rates can be found at https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.

National minimum wage increase due to age change letter template
national minimum wage increase due to age change letter template

National minimum wage increase due to age change [Delete this line]


[Company name]

[Sender address]

 

[date]

[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]

 

Dear [Recipient first name],

[Option 1 - worker reaches the age of 25]

I'm writing to inform you that your pay will be increased to reflect your reaching the age of 25 on [date of worker's birthday].

The national minimum wage for employees above the age of 21 but under the age of 25 is £[amount] per hour. The national minimum wage for workers over the age of 25 is £[amount] per hour (the national living wage).

[Option 2 - worker reaches the age of 21]

I'm writing to inform you that your salary will be increased to account for your turning 21 on [date of worker's birthday].

The national minimum wage youth rate, which applies to workers aged 18 to 20, is £[amount] per hour. The primary rate of the national minimum wage, which applies to workers aged 21 and up, is £[amount] per hour.

[Option 3 - worker reaches the age of 18]

I'm writing to inform you that your salary will be increased to account for your turning 18 on [date of worker's birthday].

The national minimum wage for young employees, who are between the ages of 16 and 17, is £[amount] per hour. The national minimum wage youth rate, which applies to workers aged 18 to 20, is £[amount] per hour.

Your salary will increase from [amount/amount if the employer wishes to pay the worker more] per hour to [amount/amount if the employer wishes to pay the worker more] per hour as of [date that is no later than the worker's birthday].

Your salary increase will be noted in your payslip. Your salary remains subject to the standard tax and national insurance deductions.

Please contact [name of individual] if you have any questions about your salary increase or would like more information about the national minimum wage.

Yours [faithfully | sincerely],

 

 

[Sender name]

[Sender job title]

[Sender telephone]
[Sender email]

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