Millions to get pay rise
More than two million people will get a pay rise this week as minimum wage rates increase. The national living wage for those aged over 25 went up from £7.50 an hour to £7.83 yesterday; 21- to 24-year-olds will get a 33p an hour increase to £7.38. There will be a 30p increase to £5.90 for 18- to 20-year-olds and a 15p rise to £4.20 for under-18s.
Source: The I (02/04/2018)