National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage - paying workers for unmeasured work


The hours you must pay a worker the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage depend on the type of work they do. This does not depend on the worker's occupation - it depends on how you pay them.

For minimum wage purposes there are four different types of work: time work, salaried hours work, output work and unmeasured work.

This guide describes how you should calculate the hours worked by workers doing unmeasured work for minimum wage purposes.