National Minimum Wage 2020 update

On December 19th 2019, an announcement was made regarding the National Minimum Wage. So, what’s the news?

Minimum wage increase in effect from February 1st

The National Minimum Wage will surpass the €10 barrier for the first time in 2020.

The minimum rate of pay will increase by €0.30 from €9.80 to €10.10 per hour.

As a result of the increase, it’s important to remember to adjust payroll come February 1st.

Increase delayed due to Brexit

National Minimum Wage increases usually come into effect on January 1st each year. However, the government chose to delay the increase this year to assess the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

Need our help?

If you would like further complimentary advice on minimum wage obligations, our advisors are ready to take your call. Call us on 01 886 0350 or request a callback here.

Book a call with a consultant

Complete the form below and a consultant will call you as soon as possible.

Book a call with a consultant

Complete the form below and a consultant will call you as soon as possible.

Latest Resources

Employers and staff receive welcome financial supports under Budget 2023

Billed as the ‘cost-of-living’ budget, the Government have announced a range of measures to help ensure the economy survives what looks set to be a […]

Statutory Sick Pay scheme to come into effect in January 2023

The Oireachtas Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment has approved the Statutory Sick Pay Scheme. This scheme is set to come into place from 1st […]

New legislation enacted to protect whistleblowers in Ireland

New legislation aimed at protecting workplace whistleblowers has been signed into law. The Protected Disclosures Bill was recently passed by the Oireachtas and broadens an […]