It is illegal for your employer to pay you less than the National Minimum Wage, so check your pay and talk to your manager to make sure you’re getting what you are entitled to.
The 2017 current hourly rates until
1st April 2018 are :- Then from 1 April 2018:-
25 & over £7.50 £7.83
21 to 24 £7.05 £7.38
18 to 20 £5.60 £5.90
Under 18 £4.05 £4.20
Apprentice £3.50 £3.70
If you are in your first year of your apprenticeship then you are legally entitled to at least the apprenticeship National Minimum Wage. From 1 April 2018 this will go up to £3.70 per hour.
If you are aged 19 or over and have completed the first year of your apprenticeship, then you are legally entitled to at least the National Minimum and Living Wage rates relevant to your age group.
Contact EL4U if you have any issues in relation to being paid correctly.